Monday, February 28, 2011

Dev Channel Update

Note: We've updated the Dev channel to 11.0.686.3 for All platforms. This new build fixes the autofill related crash (Issue 74511).

Note: We've updated the Dev channel to 11.0.686.1 for All platforms. This new build fixes the HTML5 issue noted below (Issue 74451).

The Dev channel has been updated to 11.0.686.0 for All platforms
All
  • Updated V8 - 3.1.6.1
  • Accelerated compositing turned on by default (use --disable-accelerated-layers to disable).
  • Fixed a bug affecting the bookmark manager and other extensions. (Issue 43448)
  • FTP: fixed a compatibility issue. (Issue 72060)
Windows
  • GPU acceleration and WebGL disabled for Windows XP
  • Windows Restart Manager restores Chrome on update-triggered restarts. (Vista/2008+).
Mac
  • Fix bugs related to the new infobar UI (Issue 73357) and Issue 73590))
Known Issues
  • HTML5 videos don't play on Vimeo.com (Issue 74451)
  • Gmail renders with narrower lines.

More details about additional changes are available in the log of all revisions.

You can find out about getting on the Dev channel here: http://dev.chromium.org/getting-involved/dev-channel.



If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug at http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/entry

Karen Grunberg
Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update

The stable channel has been updated to 9.0.597.107 for all platforms. This release contains the following security fixes.

Security fixes and rewards:
Please see the Chromium security page for more detail. Note that the referenced bugs may be kept private until a majority of our users are up to date with the fix.

Congratulations to the diverse range of researchers featuring in this patch. We’re pleased to announce that the Chromium Security Rewards program has now crossed $100,000 of rewards.

  • [$1000] [54262] High URL bar spoof. Credit to Jordi Chancel.
  • [$500] [63732] High Crash with javascript dialogs. Credit to Sergey Radchenko.
  • [$1000] [68263] High Stylesheet node stale pointer. Credit to Sergey Glazunov.
  • [$1000] [68741] High Stale pointer with key frame rule. Credit to Sergey Glazunov.
  • [$500] [70078] High Crash with forms controls. Credit to Stefan van Zanden.
  • [$1000] [70244] High Crash in SVG rendering. Credit to Sławomir Błażek.
  • [64-bit Linux only] [70376] Medium Out-of-bounds read in pickle deserialization. Credit to Evgeniy Stepanov of the Chromium development community.
  • [$1000] [71114] High Stale node in table handling. Credit to Martin Barbella.
  • [$1000] [71115] High Stale pointer in table rendering. Credit to Martin Barbella.
  • [$1000] [71296] High Stale pointer in SVG animations. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [$1000] [71386] High Stale nodes in XHTML. Credit to wushi of team509.
  • [$1000] [71388] High Crash in textarea handling. Credit to wushi of team509.
  • [$1000] [71595] High Stale pointer in device orientation. Credit to Sergey Glazunov.
  • [71717] Medium Out-of-bounds read in WebGL. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [$1000] [71855] High Integer overflow in textarea handling. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [71960] Medium Out-of-bounds read in WebGL. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno).
  • [72214] High Accidental exposure of internal extension functions. Credit to Tavis Ormandy of the Google Security Team.
  • [$1000] [72437] High Use-after-free with blocked plug-ins. Credit to Chamal de Silva.
  • [$1000] [73235] High Stale pointer in layout. Credit to Martin Barbella.
Chris Evans
Google Chrome Security Team

Thursday, February 24, 2011

Beta Channel Update

The Beta channel has been updated to 10.0.648.119 for Windows.  This release contains stability improvements over the previous release.  Full details about the Chrome changes are available in the SVN revision log. If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug. Want to change to another Chrome release channel? Find out how.

Jason Kersey
Google Chrome

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Chrome Beta Release

The Beta channel has been updated to 10.0.648.114 for all platforms.  This release contains stability improvements and UI tweaks.  Full details about the Chrome changes are available in the SVN revision log. If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug. Want to change to another Chrome release channel? Find out how.


Jason Kersey
Google Chrome

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Chrome Beta Release

The Chrome team is happy to announce the arrival of Chrome 10.0.648.82 to the Beta channel for Windows, Mac, and Linux.  Chrome 10 contains some really great improvements including:
  • New version of V8 - Crankshaft - which greatly improves javascript performance
  • New settings pages that open in a tab, rather than a dialog box
  • Improved security with malware reporting and disabling outdated plugins by default
  • Password sync as part of Chrome Sync now enabled by default
  • GPU Accelerated Video
  • Background WebApps
  • webNavigation extension API
More on what's new at the Official Chrome Blog.  You can find full details about the changes that are in Chrome 10 in the SVN revision log. If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug. Want to change to another Chrome release channel? Find out how.

Jason Kersey
Google Chrome

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 11.0.672.2 for Mac, Windows and Linux platforms

All
  • Updated V8 - 3.1.4.0
  • Fixed the crash when loading tabbed options in some cases.
  • Fixed a crash triggered when canceling a download. (Issue 70592)
  • Fixed a crash triggered by form resubmissions. (Issue 70315)
  • FTP: fixed a compatibility issue. (Issue 70394)
  • XSS Auditor re-designed and enabled by default. It’s still experimental (and there are known bypasses), but we’re looking for feedback about false positives.
Mac
  • Fixed a crash during plugin shutdown
  • Tab overview mode is on by default.
  • Added unspoofable infobars. (Issue 57106)
  • Accelerometer data is more reliable.
Known Issues
  • Temporarily dropped support for building with system sqlite: (Issues 70589 and 22208)

More details about additional changes are available in the log of all revisions.

You can find out about getting on the Dev channel here: http://dev.chromium.org/getting-involved/dev-channel.



If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug at http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/entry

Karen Grunberg
Google Chrome

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Dev Channel Update

The Chrome Dev channel has been updated to 10.0.648.82 for all platforms.  This release primarily contains stability fixes from the last dev channel. Full details about the Chrome changes are available in the SVN revision log. If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug. Want to change to another Chrome release channel? Find out how.

Jason Kersey
Google Chrome

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Stable Channel Update

The stable channel has been updated to 9.0.597.98 for Windows. This release fixes a regression where IME clients could not attach to Flash (Issue 66605).  Many thanks to everyone for the reports!

If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug. Want to change to another Chrome release channel? Find out how.

Anthony Laforge
Google Chrome

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Dev Channel Update

The Chrome Dev channel has been updated to 10.0.648.45 for all platforms.  This build contains the following updates:
  • Updated V8 - 3.0.12.12
  • Update Flash - 10.2
  • Many Crash fixes
  • Background applications UI cleanup
  • Additional settings UI cleanup
  • Fix for differential installers not applying cleanly
  • [r74051] Horizontal scroll should not move the options behind Settings.  (Issue 71689)
  • [r74060] No sound in extension with Chromium (Issue 57263)
Full details about the Chrome changes are available in the SVN revision log. If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug. Want to change to another Chrome release channel? Find out how.

Jason Kersey
Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update

The stable channel has been updated to 9.0.597.94 for all platforms. This release contains an updated version of Flash player (10.2), along with the following security fixes.
Security fixes and rewards:
Please see the Chromium security page for more detail. Note that the referenced bugs may be kept private until a majority of our users are up to date with the fix.

This release incorporates a new version of Flash (10.2), which is a security update.

  • [67234] High Stale pointer in animation event handling. Credit to Rik Cabanier.
  • [$1000] [68120] High Use-after-free in SVG font faces. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [$1000] [69556] High Stale pointer with anonymous block handling. Credit to Martin Barbella.
  • [69970] Medium Out-of-bounds read in plug-in handling. Credit to Bill Budge of Google.
  • [$1000] [70456] Medium Possible failure to terminate process on out-of-memory condition. Credit to David Warren of CERT/CC.
If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug. Want to change to another Chrome release channel? Find out how.

Anthony Laforge
Google Chrome

Thursday, February 3, 2011

Dev Channel Update

The Chrome Dev channel has been updated to 10.0.648.18 for all platforms.  This build contains the following updates:

All
  • Updated V8 - 3.0.12.8
  • [73562] Removed icon from View Background Pages menu item in wrench menu. (Issue: 71489)
  • [r73158] Fix crash on closing Download Manager (Issue: 71027)
  • [r73207] Auto-scroll while drag and dropping apps on the New Tab Page (Issue: 70965)
  • webNavigation extension API ready for testing (Issue: 60100)
Mac/Linux
  • [r73163] Find bug where web text input would sometimes trigger find-in-page (Issue: 70644)
Full details about the Chrome changes are available in the SVN revision log. If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug. Want to change to another Chrome release channel? Find out how.

Jason Kersey
Google Chrome