Google Fixes Chrome Security Holes

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 @ 02:03 PM gHale

Patching 19 security vulnerabilities, Google issued Chrome 33.0.1750.146, the latest stable version of its web browser for Mac, Windows, and Linux computers.

Subscribers to Google’s Stable Channel for Chrome releases ended up notified the web browser underwent an update to version 33.0.1750.146 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

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Chrome 33.0.1750.146 is a security-centric update that fixes almost two dozen vulnerabilities, with a full list of addressed bugs taken care of as well, said Anthony Laforge on the Google Chrome Releases blog.

“This update includes 19 security fixes,” Laforge said. “We highlight fixes that were either contributed by external researchers or particularly interesting.”

LaForge said users should check out the Chromium security page for more information about this release. Quite a few of the security issues ended up detected using AddressSanitizer, a fast memory error detector that consists of a compiler instrumentation module and a runtime library.

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