Edit 13 May 2009: Disclosing that this release contains the fix for CVE-2009-0945, an issue in WebKit code that also affects Apple's Safari web browser. We did not want to disclose this until Apple's fix for Safari users was released.
Google Chrome's Stable channel has been updated to version 188.8.131.52 to fix a crash during startup for a small percentage of users.
CVE-2009-0945 Denial of service in SVG
A memory corruption issue exists in WebKit's handling of SVGList objects. Visiting a maliciously crafted website may lead to arbitrary code execution. The arbitrary code would be limited by the Google Chrome sandbox.