Chrome 60 Now Available

Wednesday, July 26, 2017 @ 11:07 AM gHale

Chrome 60 web browser moved to the stable channel for all supported platforms, adding security fixes.

The Google Chrome 60.0.3112.78 update and it is now the most advanced stable version of the popular, cross-platform web browser.

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Google Chrome 60 fixes 40 security issues, including use after free bugs in IndexedDB, V8, and PPAPI, a UI spoofing in the Blink engine, a type confusion in extensions, out-of-bounds write issues in PDFium and PPAPI, a user information leak via Android intents, as well as an out-of-bounds read in Skia.

It also patches three URL spoofing bugs in OmniBox, a use after free in Chrome Apps, an uninitialized use in Skia, a UI spoofing in browser, a pointer disclosure in SQLite, a user information leak via SVG, a type confusion in PDFium, a UI spoofing in the payments dialog, and another UI spoofing in the browser.

Click here for more details about the security fixes.

Starting in Chrome 60, Google has deprecated the use of a custom fetch() function for accessing stored passwords, in an attempt to make the Credential Management API easier to use for developers. In addition, Chrome now supports the CSS @font-face descriptor, the corresponding CSS font-display property, and a new Paint Timing API.

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