Wednesday, September 15, 2010

New Chrome Security Fixes

Google updated the stable and beta builds of its Chrome browser on Tuesday, making a fix marked as essential to the Mac version and numerous repairs marked as excessive-precedence across all platforms. Chrome 6.0.472.59 for Home windows, Mac and Linux additionally repaired a Linux-particular memory-corruption bug.

At the time of writing, the critical Mac bug was still blocked from public view. This isn't unusual with bugs that can characterize severe safety risks. Judging by its public security logs, Google appears to be releasing particulars on mounted bugs no earlier than every week after the bug has been repaired.

Other security issues that had been addressed embody a number of high-degree bugs involving use-after-free in doc APIs, SVG types and nested SVG elements. Two high-degree reminiscence corruption bugs had been also mounted, one in the HTML 5 geolocation function, and another in language dealing with for Khmer. Finally, a small variety of customers who experienced browser crashes when blocking pop-ups ought to now see that fixed. The Chrome 6.0.472.59 changelog might be read at Google's Chrome updates blog.

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