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[[!meta date=Wed Jan 14 12:34:56 2015"]]
[[!meta title="Tails 1.2.3 is out"]]
[[!tag announce]]

Tails, The Amnesic Incognito Live System, version 1.2.3, is out.

This release fixes [[numerous security
issues|security/Numerous_security_holes_in_1.2.2]] and all users must
[[upgrade|doc/first_steps/upgrade]] as soon as possible.

On January 3rd, the SSL certificate of our website hosting provider,
boum.org, expired. This means that if you still are running Tails
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1.2.1 or older, you will not get any update notification. Please
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help spreading the word!

[[!toc levels=1]]

# Changes

  * Security fixes
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    - Upgrade to Linux 3.16.7-ckt2-1.
    - Upgrade to Tor Browser 4.0.3 (based on Firefox 31.4.0esr)
      ([[!tails_ticket 8700]]).
    - Improve MAC spoofing fail-safe mechanisms, which includes preventing one
      more way the MAC address could be leaked. ([[!tails_ticket 8571]]).
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    - Disable upgrade checking in the Unsafe Browser. Until now the
      Unsafe Browser has checked for upgrades of the Tor Browser in
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      the clear ([[!tails_ticket 8694]]).
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  * Bugfixes
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    - Fix startup of the Unsafe Browser in some locales
      ([[!tails_ticket 8693]]).
    - Repair the desktop screenshot feature ([[!tails_ticket 8087]]).
    - Do not suspend to RAM when closing the lid on battery power
      ([[!tails_ticket 8071]]).
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    - Properly update the Tails Installer's status when plugging in a
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      USB drive after it has started ([[!tails_ticket 8353]]).
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See the [online
Changelog](https://git-tails.immerda.ch/tails/plain/debian/changelog)
for technical details.

# Known issues

* It is [[hard to exchange files with the I2P Browser|support/known_issues#i2p_browser]].

* [[Longstanding|support/known_issues]] known issues.

# I want to try it or to upgrade!

Go to the [[download]] page.

As no software is ever perfect, we maintain a list of [[problems
that affects the last release of Tails|support/known_issues]].

# What's coming up?

The next Tails release is [[scheduled|contribute/calendar]] for
February 24.

Have a look at our [[!tails_roadmap]] to see where we are heading to.

Do you want to help? There are many ways [[**you** can
contribute to Tails|contribute]]. If you want to help, come talk
to us!