Commit 35ec968e authored by sajolida's avatar sajolida
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Write release notes for 4.2.1

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[[!meta title="Tails 4.2.1 is out"]]
[[!meta date="Thu, 09 Jan 2020 12:34:56 +0000"]]
[[!pagetemplate template="news.tmpl"]]
[[!tag announce]]
This release is an emergency release to fix a critical security
vulnerability in *Tor Browser*.
[[!toc levels=1]]
# Updates
- Update *Tor Browser* to
This fixes a [critical
in the JavaScript JIT compiler of *Firefox* and *Tor Browser*.
Mozilla is aware of targeted attacks in the wild abusing this
This vulnerability only affects the *standard* [[security
level|doc/anonymous_internet/Tor_Browser.html#security_level]] of *Tor
<a id="known-issues"></a>
# Known issues
None specific to this release.
See the list of [[long-standing issues|support/known_issues]].
# Get Tails 4.2.1
## To upgrade your Tails USB stick and keep your persistent storage
- Automatic upgrades are available from 4.0, 4.1, 4.1.1, and 4.2 to
- If you cannot do an automatic upgrade or if Tails fails to start after an
automatic upgrade, please try to do a [[manual upgrade|doc/upgrade/#manual]].
## To install Tails on a new USB stick
Follow our installation instructions:
- [[Install from Windows|install/win]]
- [[Install from macOS|install/mac]]
- [[Install from Linux|install/linux]]
<div class="caution"><p>All the data on this USB stick will be lost.</p></div>
## To download only
If you don't need installation or upgrade instructions, you can directly download
Tails 4.2.1:
- [[For USB sticks (USB image)|install/download]]
- [[For DVDs and virtual machines (ISO image)|install/download-iso]]
# What's coming up?
Tails 4.2.1 is [[scheduled|contribute/calendar]] for February 11.
Have a look at our [[!tails_roadmap]] to see where we are heading to.
We need your help and there are many ways to [[contribute to
Tails|contribute]] (<a href="">donating</a> is only one of
them). Come [[talk to us|about/contact#tails-dev]]!
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