Google Updates Chrome Browser

Wednesday, May 20, 2015 @ 12:05 PM gHale


Google updated Chrome to version 43 with 37 security fixes for all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows.

This is a bugfix-only release that only promotes the Google Chrome 43 version from its Beta channel to the Stable side.

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“The Chrome team is happy to announce the promotion of Chrome 43 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chrome 43.0.2357.65 contains a number of fixes and improvements,” Google said.

Among the fixes patched in Chrome 43 are a sandbox escape, cross-origin bypass in Document Object Model (DOM) and Editing, use-after-free in WebAudio, Speech, WebRTC, and Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG).

In addition, a container-overflow in SVG ended up fixed, negative-size parameter in the Libvpx library patched, an uninitialized value in PDFium addressed, a URL bar spoofing issue fixed, and an uninitialized value in the Blink engine patched.

Also, Google fixed an insecure download issue of the built-in spellcheck dictionary. Several vulnerabilities also ended up fixed in the V8 engine, and cross-site scripting problems in the bookmarks addressed.



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