[tails-news] Tails 0.22.1 is out

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Wed Feb 5 10:00:00 CET 2014


Tails, The Amnesic Incognito Live System, version 0.22.1, is out.

All users must upgrade as soon as possible: this release fixes [numerous security issues](https://tails.boum.org/news/../security/Numerous_security_holes_in_0.22/index.en.html).

# Changes

Notable user-visible changes include:

  * Security fixes

    * Upgrade the web browser to 24.3.0esr, that fixes a few serious security issues.
    * Upgrade the system NSS to 3.14.5, that fixes a few serious security issues.
    * Workaround a browser size fingerprinting issue by using small icons in the web browser's navigation toolbar.
    * Upgrade Pidgin to 2.10.8, that fixes a number of serious security issues.
  * Major improvements

    * Check for upgrades availability using Tails Upgrader, and propose to apply an incremental upgrade whenever possible.
    * Install Linux 3.12 (3.12.6-2).
  * Bugfixes

    * Fix the keybindings problem introduced in 0.22.
    * Fix the Unsafe Browser problem introduced in 0.22.
    * Use IE's icon in Windows camouflage mode.
    * Handle some corner cases better in Tails Installer.
    * Use the correct browser homepage in Spanish locales.
  * Minor improvements

    * Update Torbutton to 1.6.5.3.
    * Do not start Tor Browser automatically, but notify when Tor is ready.
    * Import latest Tor Browser prefs.
    * Many user interface improvements in Tails Upgrader.

See the [online Changelog](https://git-tails.immerda.ch/tails/plain/debian/changelog) for technical details.

# Known issues

  * The memory erasure on shutdown [does not work on some hardware](https://labs.riseup.net/code/issues/6460).
  * [Longstanding](https://tails.boum.org/news/../support/known_issues/index.en.html) known issues.

# I want to try it or to upgrade!

Go to the [download](https://tails.boum.org/news/../download/index.en.html) page but first, please consider [testing the incremental upgrade](https://tails.boum.org/news/./test_incremental_upgrades/index.en.html).

As no software is ever perfect, we maintain a list of [problems that affects the last release of Tails](https://tails.boum.org/news/../support/known_issues/index.en.html).

# What's coming up?

The next Tails release is [scheduled](https://tails.boum.org/news/../contribute/calendar/) for March 18.

Have a look to our [roadmap](https://labs.riseup.net/code/projects/tails/roadmap) to see where we are heading to.

Would you want to help? There are many ways [**you** can contribute to Tails](https://tails.boum.org/news/../contribute/index.en.html). If you want to help, come talk to us!

URL: https://tails.boum.org/news/version_0.22.1/index.en.html


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