Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Google releases Chrome update with multiple bug fixes

Google released an update for its Chrome web browser today.  The Stable channel has been updated to 24.0.1312.56 for Mac, Linux and Windows.  

Google Chrome will update automatically, or you may click the Customize and control Google Chrome button and select About Google Chrome.

According to their blog post, this build contains the following fixes:
  • Fixed performance of mouse wheel scrolling
  • Fixed visited links regression
  • Fixed windows installation when installed as admin
Security fixes:
  • High CVE-2013-0839: Use-after-free in canvas font handling.
  • Medium CVE-2013-0840: Missing URL validation when opening new windows.
  • High CVE-2013-0841: Unchecked array index in content blocking.
  • Medium CVE-2013-0842: Problems with NULL characters embedded in paths.
  • High CVE-2013-0843: Crash with unsupported RTC sampling rate.
If you don't have Google Chrome, and want to try it out, please visit the Google Chrome web site.

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