Thursday, December 16, 2010

Dev Channel Update

Update: The Dev channel has been updated to 10.0.612.3 for Windows and Mac to correct a RegEx regression.

The Dev channel has been updated to 10.0.612.1 for Mac, Windows and Linux

This release fixes several crashes as well as:

All
  • Updated WebKit - 534.15
Windows
  • Google Cloud Print sign-in interface is now out from behind a flag and can be found in Under the Hood (Issue 60092)
Mac
  • Various minor tweaks to tab overview mode (Issue 50307)
  • 25% less logspew when loading the PDF plugin
  • Sandbox the GPU process (Issue 48607)
  • Experimental popup blocker animation
  • Fix stuck hover state in bookmark button (Issue 27073)
Known Issues
  • There is no space between the Apps- and the Most Visited-Sector (Issue 67073)
  • The expanded Apps-Sector becomes unvisible after clicking on it (Issue 67075)

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

Beta Channel Update


The Beta channel has been updated to 9.0.597.19 for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome Frame.

You can find more details about this release on the Google Chrome Blog.

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, December 15, 2010

Stable Channel Update


The Chrome Stable channel has been updated to 8.0.552.231 for Mac.  This release contains a stability fix for web forms.

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

Monday, December 13, 2010

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 9.0.597.19 for all platforms.

All
  • This was primarily a crash fix release, in particular resolving a sync related crash issue (Issue: 57898).
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

Stable, Beta Channel Updates

The Chrome Stable and Beta channels have been updated to 8.0.552.224 for all platforms.  Chrome OS has also been updated to 8.0.552.343. These releases contain the security fixes listed below, along with stability and other improvements.

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.
  • [64-bit Linux only] [56449] High Bad validation for message deserialization on 64-bit builds. Credit to Lei Zhang of the Chromium development community.
  • [60761] Medium Bad extension can cause browser crash in tab handling. Credit to kuzzcc.
  • [63529] Low Browser crash with NULL pointer in web worker handling. Credit to Nathan Weizenbaum of Google.
  • [$1000] [63866] Medium Out-of-bounds read in CSS parsing. Credit to Chris Rohlf.
  • [$1000] [64959] High Stale pointers in cursor handling. Credit to Sławomir Błażek and Sergey Glazunov.
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

Monday, December 6, 2010

Dev Channel Update


Update: The Dev channel has been updated to 9.0.597.16 for Windows, Mac and Chrome Frame


The scrolling regression has been fixed (Issue: 66079).


Update: The Dev channel has been updated to 9.0.597.15 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame


There is a regression in 9.0.597.15 where scrolling up does not work using the mouse wheel (Issue: 66079) a fix is underway and will be released in short order.


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The Dev channel has been updated to 9.0.597.10 for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome Frame

All
  • Primarily stability fixes and minor UI tweaks, no new features or functionality have been added.
Known Issue:
  • Regression: Certain sites fail to render the first time.  The temporary workaround is to re-load the page. (Issue: 65376)
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, December 2, 2010

Stable, Beta Channel Updates

The Chrome team is happy to announce our latest Stable release, 8.0.552.215.  In addition to the over 800 bug fixes and stability improvements, Chrome 8 now contains a built in PDF viewer that is secured in Chrome’s sandbox.  As always, it also contains our latest security fixes, listed below.  This release will also be posted to the Beta Channel.

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.
  • [17655] Low Possible pop-up blocker bypass. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (SkyLined).
  • [55745] Medium Cross-origin video theft with canvas. Credit to Nirankush Panchbhai and Microsoft Vulnerability Research (MSVR).
  • [56237] Low Browser crash with HTML5 databases. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno).
  • [58319] Low Prevent excessive file dialogs, possibly leading to browser crash. Credit to Cezary Tomczak (gosu.pl).
  • [$500] [59554] High Use after free in history handling. Credit to Stefan Troger.
  • [Linux / Mac] [59817] Medium Make sure the “dangerous file types” list is uptodate with the Windows platforms. Credit to Billy Rios of the Google Security Team.
  • [61701] Low Browser crash with HTTP proxy authentication. Credit to Mohammed Bouhlel.
  • [61653] Medium Out-of-bounds read regression in WebM video support. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Chris Evans), based on earlier testcases from Mozilla and Microsoft (MSVR).
  • [$1000] [62127] High Crash due to bad indexing with malformed video. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [62168] Medium Possible browser memory corruption via malicious privileged extension. Credit to kuzzcc.
  • [$1000] [62401] High Use after free with SVG animations. Credit to Sławomir Błażek.
  • [$500] [63051] Medium Use after free in mouse dragging event handling. Credit to kuzzcc.
  • [$1000] [63444] High Double free in XPath handling. Credit to Yang Dingning from NCNIPC, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences.
We would like to offer special thanks -- and a number of rewards -- to Aki Helin of OUSPG for his extensive help with the new PDF feature. We’d also like to extend thanks to Sergey Glazunov and Marc Schoenefeld for finding bugs during the development cycle such that they never reached a stable build.

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

Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 9.0.597.0 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame

All
  • Ongoing work on IndexDB and GPU
  • Tweaks/Fixes to Google Chrome Instant
  • Extensions/Apps work
  • Autofill related fixes
Known Issues
  • Page becomes unresponsive when trying to play video - Issue 65772
  • Certain HTML5 sites fail to load due to a compositor issue - Issue 64722
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