[Tails-testers] [Tails-news] Tails 4.2.2 is out

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This release is an emergency release to fix a critical security vulnerability
in _Tor Browser_.

# Updates

* Update _Tor Browser_ to [9.0.4](https://blog.torproject.org/new-release-tor-browser-904).

This fixes a [critical vulnerability](https://www.mozilla.org/en-
US/security/advisories/mfsa2020%2D03/) in the JavaScript JIT compiler of
_Firefox_ and _Tor Browser_.

Mozilla is aware of targeted attacks in the wild abusing this vulnerability.

This vulnerability only affects the _standard_
level of _Tor Browser_. The _safer_ and _safest_ security levels are not

# Fixed problems

* Avoid a 2-minutes delay when restarting after doing an automatic upgrade. (#17026)

For more details, read our

# Known issues

None specific to this release.

See the list of [long-standing

# Get Tails 4.2.2

## To upgrade your Tails USB stick and keep your persistent storage

* Automatic upgrades are available from 4.2 to 4.2.2.

Users of Tails 4.0, 4.1, and 4.1.1 have to upgrade to 4.2 first and then 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](https://tails.boum.org/doc/upgrade/index.en.html#manual).

## To install Tails on a new USB stick

Follow our installation instructions:

* [Install from Windows](https://tails.boum.org/install/win/index.en.html)
* [Install from macOS](https://tails.boum.org/install/mac/index.en.html)
* [Install from Linux](https://tails.boum.org/install/linux/index.en.html)

All the data on this USB stick will be lost.

## To download only

If you don't need installation or upgrade instructions, you can directly
download Tails 4.2.2:

* [For USB sticks (USB image)](https://tails.boum.org/install/download/index.en.html)
* [For DVDs and virtual machines (ISO image)](https://tails.boum.org/install/download-iso/index.en.html)

# What's coming up?

Tails 4.3 is [scheduled](https://tails.boum.org/contribute/calendar/) for
February 11.

Have a look at our [roadmap](https://tails.boum.org/contribute/roadmap) to see
where we are heading to.

We need your help and there are many ways to [contribute to
([donating](https://tails.boum.org/donate/?r=4.2.2) is only one of them). Come
[talk to us](https://tails.boum.org/about/contact/index.en.html#tails-dev)!

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