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Pale Moon Version 28.4.0 Released with Security Updates

Corrine

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Pale Moon has been updated to version 28.4.0. This is a major development, stability and security release. The Linux versions will follow later today.

Note that the update includes fixes identified as "DiD" ("Defense-in-Depth") which means that it is a fix that does not apply to a (potentially) actively exploitable vulnerability in Pale Moon, but prevents future vulnerabilities caused by the same code, e.g. when surrounding code changes, exposing the problem, or when new attack vectors are discovered.

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Digerati

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I don't know. DiD sounds like a fancy marketing term for "'Other' bugfix".

Regardless, I am glad they are looking "deep", not just for current issues, but for bugs that could cause problems in the future.
 

Corrine

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Pale Moon frequently includes DiD updates. Note also that the Microsoft monthly "Release Notes" include the following statement:

In addition to security changes for the vulnerabilities, updates include defense-in-depth updates to help improve security-related features.
 
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