Friday, October 29, 2010

Dev Channel Update

The Chrome Dev channel has been updated to 8.0.552.23 for all platforms. This release addresses a number of stability and polish issues found in the previous release as well as the following:

  • Various fixes for browser sign-in
  • [r64308] Fix importing from Firefox on first run on Mac when it’s the default browser. (Issue 61112)
  • Disable accelerated 2D canvas
Full details about the 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

Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Dev Channel Update

The Chrome Dev channel has been updated to 8.0.552.18 for all platforms. This release addresses a number of stability and polish issues found in the previous release. It also has moved the work on 3D acceleration back to about:flags.

Full details about the 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, October 21, 2010

Dev Channel Update

The Chrome Dev channel has been updated to 8.0.552.11 for all platforms. It contains a number of stability and other improvements including:
  • about:labs moved to about:flags
  • New Tab Page cleanup
  • Various Chrome Frame fixes for non-en-US locales
Full details about the 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

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

Stable Channel Update


Update: Google Chrome Frame, 7.0.517.43, has been release to stable and beta channels.
Google Chrome 7.0.517.41 has been released to the stable and beta channels for Windows, Mac, and Linux.  Updates from the previous stable release include:
  • Hundreds of bug fixes
  • An updated HTML5 parser
  • File API
  • Directory upload via input tag
More information on these and other changes in Chrome 7 can be found on the Google Chrome blog. Download Chrome today!

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.

  • [48225] [51727] Medium Possible autofill / autocomplete profile spamming. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno).
  • [48857] High Crash with forms. Credit to the Chromium development community.
  • [50428] Critical Browser crash with form autofill. Credit to the Chromium development community.
  • [$500] [51680] High Possible URL spoofing on page unload. Credit to kuzzcc; plus independent discovery by Jordi Chancel.
  • [53002] Low Pop-up block bypass. Credit to kuzzcc.
  • [53985] Medium Crash on shutdown with Web Sockets. Credit to the Chromium development community.
  • [Linux only] [54132] Low Bad construction of PATH variable. Credit to Dan Rosenberg, Virtual Security Research.
  • [$500] [54500] High Possible memory corruption with animated GIF. Credit to Simon Schaak.
  • [Linux only] [54794] High Failure to sandbox worker processes on Linux. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Chris Evans).
  • [56451] High Stale elements in an element map. Credit to Michal Zalewski of the Google Security Team.
In addition, we would like to credit Aki Helin of OUSPG and kuzzcc for finding bugs during the development cycle such that they never reached a stable build.

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Beta Channel Update

The Beta channel has been updated to 7.0.517.41 for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome Frame.

There were only a few minor fixes in this release, specifically around plugin loading and crashes.

You can find more details about additional changes in this release in the SVN revision log.

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

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

Dev Channel Update

Update: The Dev channel has been updated to 8.0.552.5 for Windows, Mac, and ChromeFrame to fix minor stability issues.


The Chrome Dev channel has been updated to 8.0.552.0 for all platforms. It contains a number of stability and other improvements. More details about the 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, October 7, 2010

Beta Channel Update

The Beta channel has been updated to 7.0.517.36 for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome Frame.

The majority of fixes in this release were related to stability and polish.  Of particular note, we also landed fixes for NTLM authentication and restored the ability to hide the most visited sites on the new tab page.  We've disabled plugin click to play for 7.0 (it will return in 8.0 once we've worked out some minor issues).

You can find more details about additional changes in this release in the SVN revision log.

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

Wednesday, October 6, 2010

Dev Channel Update

The Chrome Dev channel release has been updated to 7.0.544.0 for all platforms.  It contains a number of changes including the following updates:

All
  • Make it possible to completely hide sections in the NTP (hit close button that appears on hover of section header)
  • Numerous stability fixes
Mac
More details about additional 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