Currently, Firefox in Bionic is still stuck at version 57.0.4, the current version 58.0.2 is still sitting in proposed (since 8.2.2018). In all supported Ubuntu releases, the Firefox is up-to-date.
I know Ubuntu 18.04 is not recommend for daily use yet, however it runs stable and fine for me on my PC and users are encouraged to install development/beta builds to help test them before release. Having a old Firefox version exposes me and other users on Bionic to security risks.
I would like to ask what’s going on with Firefox in Bionic? Can somebody with more insight in the Ubuntu development process share whats going on?
Related, is there any update on a Firefox Snap? Since more than a year ago, Mozilla sounded quite enthusiastic: