Friday, January 29, 2010

Dev Channel Update


The Dev channel has been updated to 5.0.307.1 for Windows & Mac

Windows
  • [r37023] Use default downloads directory on Vista and Windows 7 (except where it is the desktop) (Issue: 13610)
  • [r36938 and others] Start work on Content Settings window and sub-dialogs (Issue: 32719)

Mac
  • Improved plugin stability.
  • [r37204][r37210] Cocoa NPAPI plugins will now get NPCocoaEventMouseDragged and NPCocoaEventFlagsChanged events (Issues: 32996, 31846)
  • [r37010] Fix crash that sometimes happened when dragging tabs (Issue: 29906)
  • [r37004] Fix %cpu in task manager. (Issue: 32464)
  • [r37139] Give the cookies manager a search field. (Issue: 32328)
  • [r37247] Make copying of big images more robust (Issue: 26822)
  • [r37114] Improve task manager resizing behavior (Issues: 33134, 33133)

Known Issues
  • [Mac] Crash when deleting cookies (Issue: 33533).

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

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

Orit Mazor
Google Chrome

Monday, January 25, 2010

Stable Channel Update

The stable channel has been updated to 4.0.249.78 for Windows, and includes the following features and security fixes (since 3.0):
  • Extensions
  • Bookmark sync
  • Enhanced developer tools
  • HTML5: Notifications, Web Database, Local Storage, WebSockets, Ruby support
  • v8 performance improvements
  • Skia performance improvements
  • Full ACID3 pass, due to re-enabled remote font support (with added defense against bugs in operating system font libraries)
  • HTTP byte range support
  • New security feature: "Strict Transport Security" support
  • Experimental new anti-reflected-XSS feature called "XSS Auditor"
Security Fixes:

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.
  • [3275] Low Pop-up blocker bypass. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (SkyLined).
  • [9877] Medium Cross-domain theft due to CSS design error. Credit to Chris Evans of the Google Security Team.
  • [12523] Medium Browser memory error with stale pop-up block menu. Credit to Jacob Balle and Carsten Eiram, Secunia Research.
  • [20450] Low Prevent XHR to directories. Credit to the Chromium development community.
  • [23693] Low Escape more characters in shortcuts. Credit to Michal Zalewski of the Google Security Team and, independently, Inferno of SecureThoughts.com.
  • [8864] [24701] [24646] High Renderer memory errors drawing on canvases. Credit to Michal Zalewski of the Google Security Team and Google Chrome Security Team (SkyLined).
  • [28566] High Image decoding memory error. Credit to Robert Swiecki of the Google Security Team.
  • [29920] Low Corner case failure to strip Referer. Credit to the Chromium development community.
  • [30660] High Cross-domain access error. Credit to Tokuji Akamine, Senior Consultant at Symantec Consulting Services.
  • [31307] High Bitmap deserialization error. Credit to Mark Dowd, under contract to Google Chrome Security Team.
  • [31517] Low Browser crash with nested URL.
Anthony Laforge
Google Chrome Program Manager

Friday, January 22, 2010

Dev Channel Update

Update: Windows has been updated to 302.3 to fix the crashes related to issue 32648 on Windows XP.

The dev channel has been updated to 4.0.302.2 for Windows, Mac, and Linux

All
  • [r36632] We now only use our own FTP parsing code; please file bugs if you encounter any problems while navigating FTP sites. (Issue: 25520)

Windows

  • See All

Mac


Linux

  • [r36423] Theme the NTP with GTK+ colors when matching GTK. (Issue: 29948)
  • [r36073] Fix to way we identify the active window. (Issue: 31971)

Known Issues

  • [OS-WIN] The translate extension causes webpages to crash in Chrome, this issue has been fixed on trunk, and will be resolved in the next Dev channel release. (Issue 32648)
  • [OS-MAC] Cookie manager crashes (Issue 32596, 32627)
  • [OS-MAC] Bookmark manager crashes (Issue 32733, 32732)
  • [OS-MAC] Sporadic flash plugin crashes (Issue 32748, 32732)

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

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

Anthony Laforge
Google Chrome

Thursday, January 21, 2010

Beta Channel Update

The Beta channel has been updated to 4.0.249.78 for Windows.

This release contains the following changes:

  • [r36079] Updated UI translations.
  • [r36694] A crash which occurred, on Windows XP, when the translation extension was installed. (Issue: 32648)

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

Anthony Laforge
Google Chrome Program Manager

Thursday, January 14, 2010

Google Chrome Frame Update

Google Chrome Frame has been updated to version 4.0.295.0. All users should be updated automatically.

This release fixes several of the most common crashes and the following issues:

    • Network related fixes (Issue: 30149, 30203, 30355)
    • Enable UMA data upload in ChromeFrame (Issue: 30508)
    • Authorization headers set using XHR with ChromeFrame were stripped in the outgoing HTTP (Issue: 23103)
    • CF Full Mode display webpage when "Open link in new window" opened in ChromeFrame via the Open in New window operation (Issue: 30013)
    • Delete cookies with JavaScript and chromeframe (Issue: 30786, 30786)

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

    --Orit Mazor, Google Chrome Team

    Dev Channel Update


    The Dev channel has been updated to 4.0.295.0 for All platforms

    All Platforms
    • See full list

    Windows
    • [r35634] [OS-WIN7] Issue 30414 - Win7 - Add profile info to app id associated with shortcuts and window
      Append profile info to win7 app id per issue 30414 (Issue:
      30414)
    • [r35807] "Don't show "Did you mean" infobars on single-word searches for users whose ISP or DNS provider displays custom error pages for nonexistent hostnames." (Issue: 31556)

    Mac

    • Several crash fixes.
    • [r35546 , r35826] Add a rudimentary bookmark manager (Issue: 13149, 31844)
    • [r35678] Fix stuck hover states on tab close buttons (Issue: 31279)
    • [r35576] Make devtools window dockable. (Issue: 17368)
    • [r35512] Implement the cookie manager (Issue: 15360)
    • [r35440] Cmd-three finger swipe opens prev/next page in new tab. (Issue: 29804)


    Linux
    • [r35441] We no longer show "exe" in process listings for helper processes. (Issue: 29118)
    • [r35536] Work around LAHF crash bug in Flash. (Issue: 29789)



    Known issues:
    - [OS-MAC] Bookmark manager for Mac is not finished yet. No need to file bugs at this point. (Implemented so far: moving, deleting and renaming bookmarks; drag/drop and copy/paste to and from Safari; creating folders.)

    - [OS-MAC] Close button on download shelf is semi-visible (Issue: 31785)
    - [OS-MAC] A few crashes within the Inspector (Issue: 32035, 32037, 32066, 32002)

    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.


    Orit Mazor, Google Chrome

    Monday, January 11, 2010

    Beta Channel Update

    The Beta channel has been updated to 4.0.249.64 for Windows.

    This release adds additional functionality to extensions:

    • The addition of internationalization support for extensions http://code.google.com/chrome/extensions/trunk/i18n.html.
    • [r34858] Adds a right-click context menu for Browser Actions and Page Actions. (Issue: 29538)
    • [r35233] Disables content scripts in Incognito mode. (Issue: 21392)
    • [r35663] Prevents extension popups from being dismissed when the focus changes from a child window of the popup, as it is the case with select popups. (Issue: 28110)
    • [r35681] Enforces minimum version from the extension manifest. (Issue: 24737)

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

    Anthony Laforge
    Google Chrome Program Manager

    Wednesday, January 6, 2010

    Dev Channel Update

    The Dev channel has been updated to 4.0.288.1 for Linux, Mac, and Windows

    All Platforms
    • [r33999] Fixed an issue which caused html5 audio/video content to not load. (Issue: 25859)
    • [r34122] Fixed a bug where content scripts would get run twice in some cases. (Issue: 29644)

    Windows
    • See all platforms

    Mac

    • IMPORTANT: Use this build to switch back to the Dev channel. If you were running Chrome Dev builds before you must manually install this build to get back on the Dev channel. Previous 4.0.249.x builds are on the Beta channel and will not auto update to new Dev channel releases.
    • Extensions are enabled
    • Bookmark sync is enabled. Please note issue 31015 below.
    • [r34585] Add Learn more link to "Aw Snap" crash page. (Issue: 27212)
    • [r34942] Add Esc as another keyboard shortcut for "stop page load." (Issue: 20916)
    • [r34757] Don't show location bar in devtools and other popup windows. (Issues: 13148, 20244, 26757, 29103)
    • [r34762] Implement "Pin Tab" tab context menu item

    Linux
    • Scrollbars in GTK theme mode now use some of the GTK colors.
    • [r34915] Fix a hang on many sites using custom fonts. (Issue: 29861)
    • [r34222] OOM killer should now kill runaway tabs before it kills the browser. (Issue: 29752)
    • [r34234] Accelerator tweaks: in particular, GTK-configured Emacs keybindings in web content should now work. (Issues: 26131, 26054, 28839, 24479)
    • [r35390] New optimized drawing path -- please let us know about any new drawing glitches! (Issue: 31301)
    • Many bugs fixed particularly around extension handling.

    Known Issues
    • Issue 31015 [OS-MAC] Crash on adding new folder when bookmarks sync is enabled

    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.

    Anthony Laforge
    Google Chrome Program Manager