Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Beta Channel Update for Chromebooks


The Google Chrome team is happy to announce the release of Chrome 16 on the Beta Channel for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5, and Cr-48).

Chrome version 16.0.912.44 (Platform version: 1193.65.0)

Release highlights:
  • Update Pepper Flash
  • New 3-part version numbering format for Chrome OS. As always, please include the Chrome version as well as the Chrome OS version in any issues you file.
  • Cisco L2TP over IPSec is now supported
  • The Entd Enterprise extension is no longer used
  • Numerous stability & security fixes
Known issues:
  • 22372 - Renderer crash
  • 19788 - Sync is disabled after any crash
  • 20511 - Two finger scrolling does not always work smoothly (all Chromebook platforms)
  • 22263 - Copy & Paste creates file with different permissions than regular download flow
  • 22268 - May encounter connection error on first sign-in with 2-factor sign-in enabled
  • 23147 - Signing in with custom encryption password may request password several times. Workaround: Go to the Settings menu by going to chrome://settings/syncSetup
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

Monday, November 21, 2011

Dev Channel Update for Chromebooks


The Dev channel has been updated to 17.0.942.0 (Platform version: 1324.0.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5, and Cr-48).

Highlights:
Known issues:
  • Issue 22949Repositioning of bookmarks results is in bookmark duplicate
  • Issue 22950Chrome crashes when uploading picture to picasa album

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. You can also submit feedback using "Report an issue" under the wrench icon. Interested in switching to the Dev channel? Find out how.

Orit Mazor
Google Chrome

Thursday, November 17, 2011

Dev Channel Update


The Dev channel has been updated to 17.0.942.0 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame.  This build contains the following updates:

All
  • Updated V8 - 3.7.7.0.
  • Fixed New Tab page apps re-ordering issue.
  • Policy support for disabling the Cloud Print Connector has been added.
Windows
  • Fixed an issue where Chrome app windows would hang. [r110239]
Known Issues
  • Crash when notification occurs [Issue: 103427]
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 Stable channel has been updated to 15.0.874.121 (Platform version: 1011.137) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5, and Cr-48).


Highlights:
  • New flash
  • Security fixes
  • Stability fixes
If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. You can also submit feedback using "Report an issue" under the wrench icon. Interested in switching to the Dev channel? Find out how.

Josafat Garcia
Google Chrome

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Stable Channel Update


The Stable channel has been updated to 15.0.874.121 for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome Frame platforms

All
  • Updated V8 - 3.5.10.24
  • This build contains the fix to a regression: SVG in iframe doesn't use specified dimensions (Issue: 98951)
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.
  • [$1000] [103259] High CVE-2011-3900: Out-of-bounds write in v8. Credit to Christian Holler.
Full details about what changes have been made in this release are available in the SVN revisions log. Interested in switching to another channel?  Find out how.  If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.


Karen Grunberg
Google Chrome

Tuesday, November 15, 2011

Dev Channel Update for Chromebooks

The Dev Channel has been updated to 16.0.912.38 (Platform version: 1193.52.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5, and Cr-48).

Release highlights:

  • A number of functionality and stability fixes
  • Flash updated to 11.0.31.110


Known issues:

  • After autoupdate, the UI may freeze on first boot after logging in. This problem happens less frequently if you wait 60+ seconds to login. Workaround - If you encounter this hang, press the power button to force the Chromebook to shutdown, then restart. The machine should behave normally after that.


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

Monday, November 14, 2011

Dev Channel Update


The Dev channel has been updated to 17.0.938.0 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame.  This build contains the following updates:
  • Updated V8 - 3.7.6.0. This release includes the new garbage collector.
  • Windows: Fixed a bug where the missing plug-in infobar would not do anything (issue 103216).
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

Thursday, November 10, 2011

Beta Channel Update


The Beta channel has been updated to 16.0.912.36 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame. 

For an overview of key features in this release check out the Google Chrome Blog.  Interested in switching to the Beta or Stable channels?  Find out how.  If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Anthony Laforge
Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update


The Stable channel has been updated to 15.0.874.120 for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome Frame platforms

All
  • Updated V8 - 3.5.10.23
  • Fix small print sizing issues (issues: 10218682472102154)
  • This new build also contains a new version of Flash which contains security fixes. (Release Notes)
Mac
  • Fixed the "certificate is not yet valid" error for server certificate issued by a VeriSign intermediate CA. (issue 101555)
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.

  • [$500] [100465] High CVE-2011-3892: Double free in Theora decoder. Credit to Aki Helin of OUSPG.
  • [$500] [100492] [100543] Medium CVE-2011-3893: Out of bounds reads in MKV and Vorbis media handlers. Credit to Aki Helin of OUSPG.
  • [101172] High CVE-2011-3894: Memory corruption regression in VP8 decoding. Credit to Andrew Scherkus of the Chromium development community.
  • [$1000] [101458] High CVE-2011-3895: Heap overflow in Vorbis decoder. Credit to Aki Helin of OUSPG.
  • [101624] High CVE-2011-3896: Buffer overflow in shader variable mapping. Credit to Ken “strcpy” Russell of the Chromium development community.
  • [102242] High CVE-2011-3897: Use-after-free in editing. Credit to pa_kt reported through ZDI (ZDI-CAN-1416).
  • [102461] Low CVE-2011-3898: Failure to ask for permission to run applets in JRE7. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Chris Evans).
The bugs [100465], [100492], [100543] and [101458] were detected using AddressSanitizer


Full details about what changes have been made in this release are available in the SVN revisions log. Interested in switching to another channel?  Find out how.  If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.



Karen Grunberg
Google Chrome

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Stable Channel Update for Chromebooks

The Google Chrome team is happy to announce the release of Chrome 15 on the Stable Channel for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5, and Cr-48).

Chrome version 15.0.874.117 (Platform version: 1011.118)

Release highlights:
  • New Chrome 15 functionality (check out the Official Chrome Blog for more information)
  • New Web UI Login
  • Support playback of key media codecs
  • Improve video decode performance
  • Add concept of preferred networks
  • New ‘Games’ and ‘Music’ apps by default
  • NTFS support
  • Add localized text for recovery
  • Networking improvements
  • Crash fixes
  • Security updates
If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our help site or filing a bug. Interested in switching to the Beta channel? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue’ under the wrench menu.

Josafat Garcia
Google Chrome

Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Beta Channel Update

The Beta channel has been updated to 16.0.912.32 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame. 

For an overview of key features in this release check out the Google Chrome Blog.  Interested in switching to the Beta or Stable channels?  Find out how.  If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Anthony Laforge
Google Chrome

Monday, November 7, 2011

Dev Channel Update


The Dev channel has been updated to 17.0.932.0 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame.  This build contains the following updates:

All
  • Fixed possible hang when using the GPU (Issue: 102214).
Windows
  • Fixed a bug causing the missing plug-in infobar (“An additional plug-in is required…”) to wrongly appear (Issue: 101821)
  • Stopped search engine dialog from appearing even when not changed.
  • NaCl working again on Win64.
Known Issues
  • In some cases, clicking the “Install plug-in” button on the missing plug-in infobar does nothing (Issue: 103216). A workaround is to click on the plug-in placeholder on the page instead.
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

Friday, November 4, 2011

Beta Channel Update for Chromebooks

The Beta Channel has been updated to 15.0.874.117 (Platform version: 1011.118) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5, and Cr-48)

Release highlights:
  • A number of functionality and stability fixes
  • New trackpad driver
  • Networking fixes
Known issues:
  • Open on the download folder displays an error (21585)
  • Desktop UI:FileBrowser: Click on open downloads folder gives an error "unknown file type" (22375)

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

Thursday, November 3, 2011

Dev Channel Update


The Dev channel has been updated to 17.0.928.0 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame.  This build contains the following updates:

All
  • Updated V8 - 3.6.6.3
  • Prompt the user if they want to cancel downloads occurring when the last Incognito Window of a profile is closed.
  • Panels are enabled by default (extensions-only, “Tasky” in Web Store is one example)
  • Adjustable margins supported in Print Preview.
  • Mouse Lock “Allow” permission (given via a prompt) is now saved in content settings per domain.
Linux
  • Fix the multi-profile selection bubble when using a chrome-theme [r107495]
  • Optimization work to make the GTK+ tabstrip do less redundant painting. Please report any regressions, especially with complex themes. [Issue: 100803]
Known Issues
  • NaCl will not run on Windows
  • Indexed Database: IDBDatabase.transaction() - passing [] as first argument is no longer supported per specification [Issue: 99690]
  • Indexed Database: Databases will fail to load previously created object stores [Issue: 102537].
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

Beta Channel Update

The Beta channel has been updated to 16.0.912.21 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame. 

For an overview of key features in this release check out the Google Chrome Blog.  Interested in switching to the Beta or Stable channels?  Find out how.  If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Anthony Laforge
Google Chrome

Tuesday, November 1, 2011

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 16.0.912.21 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame. 


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


Dharani Govindan
Google Chrome