Thursday, June 28, 2012

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 21.0.1180.15 for  Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame platforms

This version fixes a small sync problem (Issue: 134715and contains a fix for Mac hardware with the Intel HD 4000 graphics chip (e.g. the new Macbook Airs), in order to prevent a resource leak which is causing a kernel panic on that hardware. This is a temporary change while we work on fixing the root cause of the issue.

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

Karen Grunberg
Google Chrome

Dev Channel Updates for Chromebooks

The Dev channel has been updated to 21.0.1180.18 (Platform versions: 2465.30.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5, Samsung Chromebook Series 5 550, Samsung Chromebook Series 3, and Cr-48). This build contains a number of UI, stability & security improvements.

Highlights of these changes are:

  • Update Netflix plugin to 2.0.4
  • Cr48 Trackpad improvements
  • Audio Fixes

Known issues:

  • 133950 GTalk scripting crashes

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

Beta and Stable Channel Update

The Beta and Stable channel has been updated to 20.0.1132.47 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame. This release disables some of Chrome’s GPU acceleration features on Mac hardware containing the Intel HD 4000 graphics chip (e.g. the new Macbook Airs), in order to prevent a resource leak which is causing a kernel panic on that hardware. This is a temporary change while we work on fixing the root cause of the issue.


Full details about what changes are in this build are available in the SVN revision logInterested 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

Introducing Chrome for iPhone and iPad!

The Chrome Team is excited to announce the release of Chrome for iPhone and iPad. Based on Chrome 19.0.1084.52, Chrome for iOS (19.0.1084.60) brings an all new browsing experience to your iPhone, iPad or iPod touch (requires iOS 4.3 or later) and is now available for download.  More information can be found here.  Known issues are available on the Chrome support site.  If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Angela Strange + Team
Google Chrome

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Beta Channel Update for Chromebooks


The Beta channel has been updated to 20.0.1132.54 (Platform version: 2248.105.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5, Samsung Chromebook Series 5 550, and Samsung Chromebox Series 3, and Cr-48).  This release contains stability improvements.

Highlights of these changes are:
  • Crash fixes
  • Improvements to trackpad behavior on Cr-48 Chromebooks

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

Chrome for Android out of Beta!

The Chrome team is happy to announce the first Stable Channel release of Chrome for Android.  18.0.1025123 is now available for download on Google Play and in the Google Play Store on your mobile devices, on Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, or later.

This update picks up important stability and performance fixes since the last Beta, along with some minor UI adjustments, especially for tablets. Known issues are available on the Chrome support site.

Interested in other release channels of Chrome for Android?  Stay tuned for more information.

If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.  More information on Chrome for Android is available on the Chrome site.

Srikanth Rajagopalan
Google Chrome

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Stable Channel Update

The Google Chrome team is happy to announce the arrival of Chrome 20 (20.0.1132.43) to the Stable Channel for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame.

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.
  • [118633] Low CVE-2012-2815: Leak of iframe fragment id. Credit to Elie Bursztein of Google.
  • [Windows only] [119150] [119250] High CVE-2012-2816: Prevent sandboxed processes interfering with each other. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Justin Schuh).
  • [$1000] [120222] High CVE-2012-2817: Use-after-free in table section handling. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [$1000] [120944] High CVE-2012-2818: Use-after-free in counter layout. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [120977] High CVE-2012-2819: Crash in texture handling. Credit to Ken “gets” Russell of the Chromium development community.
  • [121926] Medium CVE-2012-2820: Out-of-bounds read in SVG filter handling. Credit to Atte Kettunen of OUSPG.
  • [122925] Medium CVE-2012-2821: Autofill display problem. Credit to “simonbrown60”.
  • [various] Medium CVE-2012-2822: Misc. lower severity OOB read issues in PDF. Credit to awesome ASAN and various Googlers (Kostya Serebryany, Evgeniy Stepanov, Mateusz Jurczyk, Gynvael Coldwind).
  • [$1000] [124356] High CVE-2012-2823: Use-after-free in SVG resource handling. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [$1000] [125374] High CVE-2012-2824: Use-after-free in SVG painting. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [128688] Medium CVE-2012-2826: Out-of-bounds read in texture conversion. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno).
  • [Mac only] [129826] Low CVE-2012-2827: Use-after-free in Mac UI. Credit to the Chromium development community (Dharani Govindan).
  • [129857] High CVE-2012-2828: Integer overflows in PDF. Credit to Mateusz Jurczyk of Google Security Team with contributions by Gynvael Coldwind of Google Security Team and Google Chrome Security Team (Chris Evans).
  • [$1000] [129947] High CVE-2012-2829: Use-after-free in first-letter handling. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [$1000] [129951] High CVE-2012-2830: Wild pointer in array value setting. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [Windows only] [130276] Low CVE-2012-2764: Unqualified load of metro DLL. Credit to Moshe Zioni of Comsec Consulting.
  • [$1000] [130356] High CVE-2012-2831: Use-after-free in SVG reference handling. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [131553] High CVE-2012-2832: Uninitialized pointer in PDF image codec. Credit to Mateusz Jurczyk of Google Security Team with contributions by Gynvael Coldwind of Google Security Team.
  • [132156] High CVE-2012-2833: Buffer overflow in PDF JS API. Credit to Mateusz Jurczyk of Google Security Team.
  • [$1000] [132779] High CVE-2012-2834: Integer overflow in Matroska container. Credit to Jüri Aedla.

And some additional rewards for issues with a wider scope than Chrome:

  • [$500] [127417] Medium CVE-2012-2825: Wild read in XSL handling. Credit to Nicholas Gregoire.
  • [64-bit Linux only] [$3000] [129930] High CVE-2012-2807: Integer overflows in libxml. Credit to Jüri Aedla.

Many of the above bugs were detected using AddressSanitizer.

We’d also like to thank Arthur Gerkis, Atte Kettunen of OUSPG and miaubiz for working with us during the development cycle and preventing security regressions from ever reaching the stable channel. Various additional rewards were issued for this awesomeness.

Full details about what changes are in this release are available in the SVN revision log.  Interested in hopping on the stable channel?  Find out how.  If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Dharani Govindan
Google Chrome

Dev Channel Updates for Chromebooks

The Dev channel has been updated to 21.0.1180.9 (Platform versions: 2465.19.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5, Samsung Chromebook Series 3, and Cr-48). This build contains a number of UI, stability & security improvements.

Known issues:

  • 133579: Not able to move files to a different folder

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

Monday, June 25, 2012

Dev Channel Update


The Dev channel has been updated to 21.0.1180.11 for  Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame platforms

All
  • Updated V8 - 3.11.10.12
  • Several crash fixes (Issues: 129884133692)
Windows
  • Several Metro experience enhancements (Issues: 116745133176)
Mac
  • Several HiDPI enhancements (Issues: 132910133542133299, 133376)
  • Fixed the bottom of the background tab is shining through the black border (Issue: 133565)
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

Karen Grunberg
Google Chrome

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Beta Channel Update

The Beta channel has been updated to 20.0.1132.43 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame. This build contains stability fixes. Full details about what changes are in this build are available in the SVN revision logInterested 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, June 22, 2012

Beta Channel Update

The Beta channel has been updated to 20.0.1132.42 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame. This build contains a fix for GPU out of memory issue.

Full details about what changes are in this build are available in the SVN revision logInterested 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, June 21, 2012

Dev Channel Update


The Dev channel has been updated to 21.0.1180.4 for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome Frame platforms

All
  • Updated V8 - 3.11.10.10
  • Fixed regression in alignment (Issue: 120859)
  • Fixed scrollbar layers being misplaced with a clipped owner layer (Issue: 132839
Windows
  • Several Metro experience enhancements (Issues: 132991 and 130623)
  • Fix a crash in Pepper object scripting (Issue: 133581)
Mac
  • Fixed "Relaunch" button in canary doesn't do anything (Issue: 133737)  
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

Karen Grunberg
Google Chrome

Beta Channel Update

The Beta channel has been updated to 20.0.1132.41 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame. This build contains only updates to v8 (3.10.8.19) and fixes align=center issue.

Full details about what changes are in this build are available in the SVN revision logInterested 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

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Beta Channel Update


The Beta channel has been updated to 20.0.1132.39 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame. This build contains only updates to v8 (3.10.8.18) and fixes for bugs and stability.

Full details about what changes are in this build are available in the SVN revision logInterested 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

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Beta Channel Update for Chromebooks

The Beta channel has been updated to 20.0.1132.37 (Platform version: 2248.85.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5, Samsung Chromebook Series 5 550, and Samsung Chromebox Series 3, and Cr-48).  This release contains stability improvements.

Highlights of these changes are:
  • Firmware update for Chromebook Series 5 550. Note: A screen with Chrome Logo and a critical update notification will show after update restarts. It will reboot by itself after firmware update completes.
  • 131401 - Fixed Chrome crashes on opening Microsoft Office formatted files (such as .doc, .xls, etc) when those files are stored and opened locally on the Chrome OS machine.
  • Crash fixes

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

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 21.0.1180.0 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and ChromeFrame platforms

All

  • Updated V8 - 3.11.10.6
  • Content settings for Cookies now also show protected storage granted to hosted apps
  • Chromoting client plugin correctly up-scales on when page-zoom is >100%.
Windows

  • Windows 8: User-level Chrome no longer requires admin privileges to be made default.
Mac

  • Implement HiDPI drawing for composited pages
  • Handle dynamic changes to backing scale factor
  • Improve tabstrip appearance on HiDPI displays

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


Karen Grunberg
Google Chrome

Thursday, June 14, 2012

Beta Channel Update for Chromebooks


he Beta channel has been updated to 20.0.1132.34 (Platform version: 2248.70.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5, Samsung Chromebook Series 5 550, and Samsung Chromebox Series 3, and Cr-48).  This release contains functional, security and stability improvements.

Highlights of these changes are:
  • Crash fixes
  • Updated Pepper Flash version
  • 128592 - Fixed problems around first time sync


Known issues:
  • 131401 - Chrome crashes on opening Microsoft Office formatted files (such as .doc, .xls, etc) when those files are stored and opened locally on the Chrome OS machine. Workaround: If the file was sent via email as an attachment, opening the file attachment directly from the email still works properly.

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

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

Beta Channel Update


The Beta channel has been updated to 20.0.1132.34 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame. This build contains updates to v8 (3.10.8.16) and fixes for bugs and stability.

Full details about what changes are in this build are available in the SVN revision logInterested 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

Dev Channel Updates for Chromebooks

The Dev channel has been updated to 21.0.1172.0 (Platform versions: 2430.0.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5, Samsung Chromebook Series 5 550, and Samsung Chromebox Series 3, and Cr-48). This build contains a number of new features, as well as UI, stability & security improvements.

Highlights of these changes are:
  • Firmware update for Chromebook Series 5 550. Note: A screen with Chrome Logo and a critical update notification will show after update restarts. It will reboot by itself after firmware update completes.
  • Update Kernel version 3.4
  • Update Adobe Flash Player to version 11.3.31.109
  • Fix for flashing screen issue seen in previous build
  • Stability and security updates

Known issues:

  • 131713: User is logged out after a chrome crash
  • 130679: Pressing ctrl+t from incognito window opens the new tab in normal window
  • 131630: User name not displayed at login screen
  • 131710: Tab content area is blank grey after minimize/restore
  • 132445: Audio player doesn't play audio files

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

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Stable Channel Update for Chromebooks

The Stable channel has been updated to 19.0.1084.57 (Platform versions: 2046.137.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5, Samsung Chromebook Series 5 550, and Samsung Chromebox Series 3). This build contains a new version of Flash Player (11.3), in addition to some other security and stability fixes.

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