Google Issues Chrome Security Release

Friday, May 11, 2018 @ 02:05 PM gHale

Google released a new version of its Chrome 66 web browser fixing some security issues.

Version 66.0.3359.170 is currently rolling out to Linux, Mac, and Windows users.

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Google Chrome 66.0.3359.170 fixed four security vulnerabilities, including a critical one that could lead to sandbox escape, a privilege escalation bug in extensions, a type confusion issue in the V8 JavaScript engine, as well as a heap buffer overflow in the PDFium PDF viewer component.

However, details on how these vulnerabilities could affect users are yet to be revealed.

“Access to bug details and links may be kept restricted until a majority of users are updated with a fix,” Google officials said. “We will also retain restrictions if the bug exists in a third party library that

Chrome 66.0.3359.170 also contains various other fixes from internal audits, fuzzing.



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