Mozilla releases Firefox 96.0.1 to fix connection issues


Just days after the release of Firefox 96.0 comes the bug fix update Firefox 96.0.1; the new version fixes a connection issue that affected Firefox users this week.

Firefox users started to report connection issues shortly after the official release of Firefox 96.0. Connections were not established and affected users could not use the web browser to access sites.

A workaround was found and published, and Mozilla started its own investigation of the issue. Engineers detected the issue and made backend changes to fix it temporarily for all affected users.

Mozilla released a statement on Twitter in which it revealed that a configuration change of a cloud provider was causing the issue in the browser.

Earlier today, Firefox became unresponsive due to a change in defaults by a cloud provider which triggered a Firefox HTTP/3 bug. We disabled the configuration change and confirmed this fixed the issue.

The release of Firefox 96.0.1 patches the issue in Firefox….

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