Thursday, May 31, 2012

Stable Channel Update

The Chrome Stable channel has been updated to 19.0.1084.53 on Mac to support the transition to OS-X Mountain Lion.   

Full details about what changes are in this release are available in the SVN revision log. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.
 

Anthony Laforge
Google Chrome

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Beta Channel Update


The Beta channel has been updated to 20.0.1132.21 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame. This build contains updates to v8 (3.10.8.11) and fixes for bugs and stability. Full details about what changes are in this build are available in the SVN revision logInterested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Dharani Govindan
Google Chrome

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 21.0.1155.2 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame.  This build contains following updates:


Full details about what changes are in this build are available in the SVN revision log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Dharani Govindan
Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update for Chromebooks

The Google Chrome team is happy to announce the arrival of Chrome 19 to the Stable Channel for ChromeOS.  More detailed updates are available on the Google Blog.  

The Stable channel has been updated to 19.0.1084.52 (Platform version: 2046.107.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5, Samsung Chromebook Series 5 550, and Samsung Chromebox Series 3).  Machines will be receiving updates to this version over the next several days.

This build contains a number of new features, as well as security & stability improvements.

Some highlights of these changes are:

  • Entirely redesigned UI and updated Window Manager (Learn more).
  • New modes for multiple monitor handling: mirrored (highest common resolution only), show only on primary, show only on secondary (Switch with Ctrl + F5)
  • New open source trackpad stack
  • Updated Scratchpad app
  • New file types supported (Learn more)
  • Functional and visual refresh of the Chrome OS Settings
  • Recovery tool supports re-formatting recovery media (use a previous recovery image USB)
  • Introduced new Japanese fonts (Motoya G04 Gothic/Mincho).

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue’ under the wrench menu.

Orit Mazor
Google Chrome

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Beta Channel Update


The Beta channel has been updated to 20.0.1132.17 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame. This build contains updates to v8 (3.10.8.10) and fixes for bugs and stability. Full details about what changes are in this build are available in the SVN revision logInterested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Dharani Govindan
Google Chrome

Beta Update for Chromebooks


The Beta channel has been updated to 19.0.1084.52 (Platform version: 2046.106.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700 and Samsung Series 5).

This release contains security, stability improvements and bug fixes.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue’ under the wrench menu. Josafat Garcia
Google Chrome

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Stable Channel Update

The Chrome Stable channel has been updated to 19.0.1084.52 on Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome Frame.  

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.

  • [117409] High CVE-2011-3103: Crashes in v8 garbage collection. Credit to the Chromium development community (Brett Wilson).
  • [118018] Medium CVE-2011-3104: Out-of-bounds read in Skia. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno).
  • [$1000] [120912] High CVE-2011-3105: Use-after-free in first-letter handling. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [122654] Critical CVE-2011-3106: Browser memory corruption with websockets over SSL. Credit to the Chromium development community (Dharani Govindan).
  • [124625] High CVE-2011-3107: Crashes in the plug-in JavaScript bindings. Credit to the Chromium development community (Dharani Govindan).
  • [$1337] [125159] Critical CVE-2011-3108: Use-after-free in browser cache. Credit to “efbiaiinzinz”.
  • [Linux only] [$1000] [126296] High CVE-2011-3109: Bad cast in GTK UI. Credit to Micha Bartholomé.
  • [126337] [126343] [126378] [127349] [127819] [127868] High CVE-2011-3110: Out of bounds writes in PDF. Credit to Mateusz Jurczyk of the Google Security Team, with contributions by Gynvael Coldwind of the Google Security Team.
  • [$500] [126414] Medium CVE-2011-3111: Invalid read in v8. Credit to Christian Holler.
  • [127331] High CVE-2011-3112: Use-after-free with invalid encrypted PDF. Credit to Mateusz Jurczyk of the Google Security Team, with contributions by Gynvael Coldwind of the Google Security Team.
  • [127883] High CVE-2011-3113: Invalid cast with colorspace handling in PDF. Credit to Mateusz Jurczyk of the Google Security Team, with contributions by Gynvael Coldwind of the Google Security Team.
  • [128014] High CVE-2011-3114: Buffer overflows with PDF functions. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (scarybeasts).
  • [$1000] [128018] High CVE-2011-3115: Type corruption in v8. Credit to Christian Holler.

Many of these bugs were detected using AddressSanitizer.

Full details about what changes are in this release are available in the SVN revision log. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.



Anthony Laforge
Google Chrome

Dev Update for Chromebooks



The Dev channel has been updated to 20.0.1132.15 (Platform versions: 2268.23.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700 , Samsung Series 5, and Cr-48).

This build contains functional & stability improvements. Some highlights of these changes are:
  • Improvements to trackpad on cr-48 
  • Updates to Pepper Flash
  • Several crash fixes

Known issues:
  • Device is freezing after disconnecting external USB mouse (Issue: 31206)



If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue’ under the wrench menu.

Karen Grunberg & Danielle Drew
Google Chrome

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Beta Channel Update


The Beta channel has been updated to 20.0.1132.11 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame. This build contains several bug and stability fixes. Full details about what changes are in this build are available in the SVN revision logInterested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Dharani Govindan
Google Chrome

Monday, May 21, 2012

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 21.0.1145.0 for Windows, Mac and Linux platforms

All

  • Updated V8 - 3.11.3.0
  • Allow certain unused renderer processes to exit before the tab is closed. (Issue: 126333)  
  • Fix password autofill to work again for Incognito windows (Issue: 117720)
  • Prevent an infinite loop inside SSLClientSocketNSS::OnSendComplete. This has been observed in Chrome OS, but could also happen on other platforms. (Issue: 127822)
Known Issues
  • In bookmark bubble unable to edit the name and select the sub folder from drop down (Issue: 128612)
More details about additional changes are available in the svn 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

Friday, May 18, 2012

Dev Channel Update for Chromebooks


The Dev channel has been updated to 20.0.1132.11 (Platform versions: 2268.16.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700 , Samsung Series 5, and Cr-48).

This build contains security & stability improvements. Some highlights of these changes are:


  • 30931, 30059, 30688 - Fixed several issues around audio not playing with videos
  • Improvements to trackpad on Cr-48
  • Crash fixes

Known issues:
  • 128592 - Sync may not be enabled for some users after the update. Workaround: Enable sync by going to the Settings menu.


If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue’ under the wrench menu.



Danielle Drew
Google Chrome

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 20.0.1132.11 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame. This build contains updates to V8 (3.10.8.7) and several other fixes. Full details about what changes are in this build are available in the SVN revision logInterested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Dharani Govindan
Google Chrome

Beta Update for Chromebooks


The Beta channel has been updated to 19.0.1084.48 (Platform version: 2046.95.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700 and Samsung Series 5).

This release contains stability improvements and bug fixes.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue’ under the wrench menu. Orit Mazor
Google Chrome

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 20.0.1132.8 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame. This build contains updates to V8 (3.10.8.5) and several other fixes. Full details about what changes are in this build are available in the SVN revision log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Dharani Govindan
Google Chrome

Dev Channel Updates for Chromebooks

The Dev channel has been updated to 20.0.1132.7 (Platform versions: 2268.9.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700 , Samsung Series 5, and Cr-48).

This build contains a number of new features, as well as security & stability improvements. Some highlights of these changes are:

  • Update Netflix plugin to 2.0.2
  • Fix for blank pages when switching between tabs
  • Stability and security updates

Known issues:
  • 126794: Facebook.com photo uploading and Yahoo mail attachment fails
  • 126843: Flash fails to record audio

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue’ under the wrench menu.

Josafat Garcia
Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update


The Google Chrome team is happy to announce the arrival of Chrome 19 to the Stable Channel for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome Frame. Chrome 19 contains a number of new features like tab sync. More detailed updates are available on the Chrome Blog.  

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.
  • [112983] Low CVE-2011-3083: Browser crash with video + FTP. Credit to Aki Helin of OUSPG.
  • [113496] Low CVE-2011-3084: Load links from internal pages in their own process. Credit to Brett Wilson of the Chromium development community.
  • [118374] Medium CVE-2011-3085: UI corruption with long autofilled values. Credit to “psaldorn”.
  • [$1000] [118642] High CVE-2011-3086: Use-after-free with style element. Credit to Arthur Gerkis.
  • [118664] Low CVE-2011-3087: Incorrect window navigation. Credit to Charlie Reis of the Chromium development community.
  • [$500] [120648] Medium CVE-2011-3088: Out-of-bounds read in hairline drawing. Credit to Aki Helin of OUSPG.
  • [$1000] [120711] High CVE-2011-3089: Use-after-free in table handling. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [$500] [121223] Medium CVE-2011-3090: Race condition with workers. Credit to Arthur Gerkis.
  • [121734] High CVE-2011-3091: Use-after-free with indexed DB. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno).
  • [$1000] [122337] High CVE-2011-3092: Invalid write in v8 regex. Credit to Christian Holler.
  • [$500] [122585] Medium CVE-2011-3093: Out-of-bounds read in glyph handling. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [122586] Medium CVE-2011-3094: Out-of-bounds read in Tibetan handling. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [$1000] [123481] High CVE-2011-3095: Out-of-bounds write in OGG container. Credit to Hannu Heikkinen.
  • [Linux only] [123530] Low CVE-2011-3096: Use-after-free in GTK omnibox handling. Credit to Arthur Gerkis.
  • [123733] [124182] High CVE-2011-3097: Out-of-bounds write in sampled functions with PDF. Credit to Kostya Serebryany of Google and Evgeniy Stepanov of Google.
  • [Windows only] [124216] Low CVE-2011-3098: Bad search path for Windows Media Player plug-in. Credit to Haifei Li of Microsoft and MSVR (MSVR:159).
  • [124479] High CVE-2011-3099: Use-after-free in PDF with corrupt font encoding name. Credit to Mateusz Jurczyk of Google Security Team and Gynvael Coldwind of Google Security Team.
  • [124652] Medium CVE-2011-3100: Out-of-bounds read drawing dash paths. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno).

And some additional rewards for issues with a wider scope than Chrome:

  • [Linux only] [$500] [118970] Medium CVE-2011-3101: Work around Linux Nvidia driver bug. Credit to Aki Helin of OUSPG.
  • [$1500] [125462] High CVE-2011-3102: Off-by-one out-of-bounds write in libxml. Credit to Jüri Aedla.

Many of the above bugs were detected using AddressSanitizer.

We’d also like to thank Aki Helin of OUSPG, Sławomir Błażek, Chamal de Silva, miaubiz, Arthur Gerkis and Christian Holler for working with us during the development cycle and preventing security regressions from ever reaching the stable channel. $9000 of additional rewards were issued for this awesomeness.



Full details about what changes are in this release are available in the SVN revision log.  Interested in hopping on the stable channel?  Find out how.  If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Anthony Laforge
Google Chrome