Friday, August 31, 2012

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 23.0.1251.2 for Windows, Mac and ChromeFrame platforms.

All

  • Fixes several known top crashers (Issue: 144436)
  • Fixed tab strip menu not working (Issue: 144425)

Windows
  • IndexedDB.open no longer hangs on windows (Issue: 143680)

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, August 30, 2012

Chrome OS Management Console Update


The Chrome OS Management Console in the administrator control panel has been updated. This update brings new features including:
Known issues are available here. Enterprise customers can report an issue by contacting support.

Lawrence Lui
Google Chrome

Beta Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Beta channel has been updated to 22.0.1229.26 (Platform versions: 2723.52.0 on Samsung Chromebook Series 5, and 2723.50.0 on Samsung Chromebook Series 5 550, Samsung Chromebox Series 3, Acer AC700, and Cr-48). This build contains a number of stability improvements. 

Highlights of these changes are:

  • Updated Pepper Flash version
  • Fixed 142422 - Ctrl-W in a maximized window no longer causes a crash
  • Fixed 140381 - Formatting a USB device from File Manager

Known issues:
  • 33591 - There are reports on Samsung Chromebook devices that visiting websites that enables the webcam causes a crash.
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

Stable Channel Update

The Stable channel has been updated to 21.0.1180.89 for Linux, Mac, Windows and Chrome Frame

This build fixes the following issues:

  • Several Pepper Flash fixes (Issue 140577144107140498142479).
  • Microphone issues with tinychat.com (Issue: 143192)
  • devtools regression with "save as" of edited source (issue: 141180)
  • mini ninjas shaders fails (Issue: 142705)
  • page randomly turns red/green gradient boxes (Issue: 110343)
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] [121347] Medium CVE-2012-2865: Out-of-bounds read in line breaking. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [$1000] [134897] High CVE-2012-2866: Bad cast with run-ins. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [135485] Low CVE-2012-2867: Browser crash with SPDY.
  • [$500] [136881] Medium CVE-2012-2868: Race condition with workers and XHR. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [137778] High CVE-2012-2869: Avoid stale buffer in URL loading. Credit to Fermin Serna of the Google Security Team.
  • [138672] [140368] Low CVE-2012-2870: Lower severity memory management issues in XPath. Credit to Nicolas Gregoire.
  • [$1000] [138673] High CVE-2012-2871: Bad cast in XSL transforms. Credit to Nicolas Gregoire.
  • [$500] [142956] Medium CVE-2012-2872: XSS in SSL interstitial. Credit to Emmanuel Bronshtein.

Many of the above bugs were detected using AddressSanitizer.


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

Wednesday, August 29, 2012

Beta Channel Update

The Beta channel has been updated to 22.0.1229.26 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.  A complete log of what changed can be found in the svn revision log.  Instructions and download links for our different release channels are available on the Chromium wiki.  If you find what you think is a new bug, please file it in our issue tracker.

Jason Kersey
Google Chrome

Tuesday, August 28, 2012

Beta Channel Update for Chrome OS


The Beta channel has been updated to 22.0.1229.21 (Platform versions: 2723.37.0) for Chromebooks (Samsung Series 3, Samsung Series 5 550, Acer AC700, and Cr-48) and Samsung Chromebox Series 3. This build contains a number of feature, security and stability improvements. Machines will receive the update over the next several days.

Highlights of these changes are:

  • Boot up and startscreen improvements with animation and wallpapers
  • New avatar images for users and guests
  • Use Google Drive apps from the Files app
  • Updated Pepper Flash version
  • Fixes to VPN functionality
  • Updated version of ChromeVox (accessibility tool)
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, August 27, 2012

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 23.0.1246.0 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame.  This build contains following updates:

  • Updated V8 - 3.13.3.1
  • Updated WebKit - 537.8
  • Fixed favicons not showing in tab buttons. [Issue: 144253]
  • Fixed cloud-printer being treated as local-printer problem. [Issue: 144048]

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

Saturday, August 25, 2012

Dev Channel Update for Chrome OS


The Dev channel has been updated to 22.0.1229.21 (Platform versions: 2723.37.0) for Chromebooks (Samsung Series 3, Samsung Series 5 550, Acer AC700, and Cr-48) and Samsung Chromebox Series 3. This build contains a number of stability improvements. 

Highlights of these changes are:
  • New avatar images for users and guests
  • Fixed an issue where machines updating from older versions of Chrome OS may encounter a hang at the Chrome logo when booting up
  • Updated Pepper Flash version to 11.3.31.318
  • Fixed an issue to retain a user's custom wallpaper between sessions
  • Fixed an issue causing the machine to fail to boot when the wallpaper setting was set to change daily
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

Thursday, August 23, 2012

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 23.0.1243.2 for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome Frame platforms

All

  • Updated V8 - 3.13.1.0
  • Updated WebKit - 537.6
  • SessionStorage is now persisted on disk; it’s stored and restored by the session restore system
Windows
  • Fix Print Preview on WIndows XP (Issue: 140044)
Linux
  • Fix GPU rendering failing on Nvidia cards if the kernel supports BPF sandboxing (Issue: 140214).
Known Issues
  • Tab strip context menu not working (Issue: 144425)

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
Karen Grunberg
Google Chrome

Beta Channel Update

The Chrome team is exceedingly excited to announce the promotion of Chrome 22 to the Beta channel.  Chrome 22.0.1229.14 has a number of new and exciting updates including:
  • Mouse Lock API availability for Javascript
  • Additional Windows 8 enhancements
  • Continued polish for users of HiDPI/Retina screens
You can find out more about Chrome 22 on the Official Chrome Blog.  Full details about what's in this release are available in the SVN revision log. Found a bug? Report it! On a different channel, but want to join us on the Beta train? The Chromium wiki has you covered.

Jason Kersey
Google Chrome

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Dev Channel Update for Chrome OS


***Update 22 Aug 3pm PDT - Dev channel updates have been halted temporarily due to an issue identified with this build. If your machine is unable to boot after receiving this update, please follow the steps below to recover your Chrome OS device.***


The Dev channel has been updated to 22.0.1229.12 (Platform versions: 2723.25.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5 550, Samsung Chromebook Series 3, and Cr-48) and Samsung Chromebox Series 3. This build contains a number of stability improvements. 

Highlights of these changes are:
  • New avatar images for users and guests
  • Fixed an issue where machines updating from older versions of Chrome OS may encounter a hang at the Chrome logo when booting up
  • Updated Pepper Flash version to 11.3.31.318
  • Fixed an issue to retain a user's custom wallpaper between sessions
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 iOS Update

The Chrome team is happy to announce the first update to Chrome for iPhone and iPad.  This version (Chrome 21 / 21.0.1180.77) brings in a number of fixes to user-reported issues including:
  • Ability to share directly from Chrome to your favorite social network or via email
  • More actionable sync sign in error messages
  • Improved language detection for welcome tour
  • Fixes for pages loading blank in Incognito* mode
You can get the update via the App Store, or from the prompt inside of Chrome.  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
Google Chrome

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 22.0.1229.12 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.  A complete log of what changed can be found in the svn revision log.  Instructions and download links for our different release channels are available on the Chromium wiki.  If you find what you think is a new bug, please file it in our issue tracker.

Jason Kersey
Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update

The Stable channel has been updated to 21.0.1180.81 for Linux, 21.0.1180.83 for Windows and Chrome Frame and both Beta and Stable channels have been updated to 21.0.1180.82 for Mac and 

This build fixes the following issues:
  • Duplex Printing defaults to Yes, which prints extra pages even for a 1 page print out (Issue 138312).
  • Print preview takes forever on Win XP (issue: 140044)
  • Anti-DDoS inversion of logic (Issues: 141643141081)
  • Pepper Flash: in file uploads, treats HTTP status != 200 as failure, breaking (e.g.) uploads to Amazon S3 (Issue: 140468)
  • Projectmanager.com application causes Flash to hang (Issue: 141018)
  • Turn off TLS 1.1 in Chrome 21 Stable (Issue: 142172)
  • Setting and unsetting display:none obliterates current scroll position (issue: 140101)
These builds also have a new version of Flash with security and other fixes. More information can be found here.

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

Stable Channel Update for Chrome OS

*** Update 5 Sept 10 am PDT - 21 Stable wifi issues are resolved, we are rolling out a new update to 21.0.1183.89 (Platform version: 2268.142.0) ***

The Google Chrome team is happy to announce the arrival of Chrome 21 to the Stable Channel for Chrome OS.  More detailed updates are available on the Google Chrome Blog.  

The Stable channel has been updated to 21.0.1183.0 (Platform version: 2465.127.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5 550, Samsung Series 5, and Cr-48) and Samsung Chromebox Series 3. Machines will be receiving updates to this version over the next several days.

This build contains a number of new features, as well as security & stability improvements.

Some highlights of these changes are:



  • We re-designed the App list to work alongside your browser and apps
  • New Print UI - please see the blog post for more details
  • You can select your own custom wallpaper
  • New, offline-capable Google Docs app
  • Update Adobe Flash to version 11.3.31.230
  • Flash Access Support
  • Seccomp Flash sandbox
  • New Shill connection manager
  • WiMax support in Shill
  • LTE Support for modem manager
  • Support Standard USB audio devices
  • Support wireless (bluetooth and others) Gamepads
  • Update GTalk Plug-In to version 3.3.3
  • Update Netflix Plug-in to version 2.0.5
  • Kernel rebased to 3.4
  • Gestures: support 3-finger tap/click as middle button
  • Resolved issues Samsung users were experiencing with Verizon Wireless activation

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.

  • [$3133.7] [141901] Critical CVE-2012-2864: Mesa array overflow. Credit to miaubiz.

Known issues:

  • 141717 - 3G: Clicking 'Buy Plan' not working if Wifi disabled
  • 141737 - Tab hangs when playing a Vimeo playlist in the couch mode
  • 23789 - Occasionally unable to unlock SIM cards on Gobi2k
  • 32643 - Cannot connect to OpenVPN from number of home networks
  • 33484 - Cellular network name sometimes mis-identified

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, August 20, 2012

Dev Channel Update for Chrome OS


The Dev channel has been updated to 22.0.1229.8 (Platform versions: 2723.18.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5 550, Samsung Chromebook Series 3, and Cr-48) and Samsung Chromebox Series 3. This build contains a number of UI, stability & security improvements. 

Highlights of these changes are:
  • 137941 - Update to a new default wallpaper
  • Updated Flash version
  • Fixed 137941 - Wifi networks no longer show up as VPNs
  • Updated version of ChromeVox (accessibility tool)
  • New profile picture for guest user avatar

Known issues:
  • 31866 - Unable to enable mobile data for locked SIM card
  • 136885 - Battery level indicator may be incorrect for a short time
  • 143442 - Ctrl + w (close tab) doesnt work on going full screen. Workaround: Press the full screen button on the keyboard or click the "Exit full screen" link.
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

Friday, August 17, 2012

Beta Channel Update


ETA: We've updated the Beta channel for Windows only to 21.0.1180.83. This fixes issue 143434 but brings back issue 140101.

The Beta channel has been updated to 21.0.1180.81 for Mac, Linux, Windows and Chrome Frame

This build fixes the following issues:

  • Duplex Printing defaults to Yes, which prints extra pages even for a 1 page print out (Issue 138312).
  • Print preview takes forever on Win XP (issue: 140044)
  • Anti-DDoS inversion of logic (Issues: 141643141081)
  • Pepper Flash: in file uploads, treats HTTP status != 200 as failure, breaking (e.g.) uploads to Amazon S3 (Issue: 140468)
  • Projectmanager.com application causes Flash to hang (Issue: 141018)
  • Turn off TLS 1.1 in Chrome 21 Stable (Issue: 142172)
  • An additional scroll bar appears at the right on many sites (issue: 140239)
  • Setting and unsetting display:none obliterates current scroll position (issue: 140101)
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, August 16, 2012

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 22.0.1229.8 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.  A complete log of what changed can be found in the svn revision log.  Instructions and download links for our different release channels are available on the Chromium wiki.  If you find what you think is a new bug, please file it in our issue tracker.

Jason Kersey
Google Chrome

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Beta Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Beta channel has been updated to 21.0.1180.79 (Platform versions: 2465.121.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5 550, Samsung Chromebook Series 3, and Cr-48) and Samsung Chromebox Series 3. This build contains a number stability & security improvements.

Highlights of these changes are:
  • Update Adobe Flash to version 11.3.31.227
  • Wifi/3G stability fixes

Known Issues:

  • 141717 - 3G: Clicking 'Buy Plan' not working if Wifi disabled
  • 141737 - Tab hangs when playing a Vimeo playlist in the couch mode
  • 31866 - Unable to unlock SIM sometimes
  • 33484 - Cellular network sometimes mis-identified 

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

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 22.0.1229.6 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.  A complete log of what changed can be found in the svn revision log.  Instructions and download links for our different release channels are available on the Chromium wiki.  If you find what you think is a new bug, please file it in our issue tracker.

Jason Kersey
Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update

The Stable channel has been updated to 21.0.1180.79 for Mac, Linux, Windows and Chrome Frame

This build fixes a security issue with Adobe Flash. You can read more about this in Adobe's Security Bulletin.  


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

Monday, August 13, 2012

Stable Channel Update


The Stable channel has been updated to 21.0.1180.77 for Mac, Linux, Windows and Chrome Frame

This build fixes a problem with an item in Node::attributes disappearing (Issue 140473). 

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, August 9, 2012

Beta Channel Update for Chrome OS


The Beta channel has been updated to 21.0.1180.78 (Platform versions: 2465.116.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5 550, Samsung Chromebook Series 3, and Cr-48) and Samsung Chromebox Series 3. This build contains a number of UI, stability & security improvements. 

Highlights of these changes are:
  • Update Adobe Flash to version 11.3.31.226
  • Update GTalk Plug-In to version 3.3.3
  • Wifi/3G stability fixes
  • Audio fixes

Known Issues:
  • 29198 - Built-in Ethernet link cycles up & down sometimes  
  • 141717 - 3G: Clicking 'Buy Plan' not working if Wifi disabled
  • 141737  - Tab hangs when playing a Vimeo playlist in the couch mode

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

Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 22.0.1229.2 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.  A complete log of what changed can be found in the svn revision log.  Instructions and download links for our different release channels are available on the Chromium wiki.  If you find what you think is a new bug, please file it in our issue tracker.

Jason Kersey
Google Chrome

Dev Channel Update for Chrome OS


The Dev channel has been updated to 22.0.1229.0 (Platform versions: 2723.0.0) for Chromebooks (Acer AC700, Samsung Series 5 550, Samsung Chromebook Series 3, and Cr-48) and Samsung Chromebox Series 3. This build contains a number of UI, stability & security improvements. 

Known issues:
  • 141182 - NBC streaming videos have been observed to occasionally consume too much memory. Workaround: Close tab or reboot machine. 
  • 33388Screen flickers every 5-6 seconds on DP to VGA connection
  • (Newly reported as of 8/14): 142440 - Some systems in Dev mode do not boot past the Chrome logo after being updated to this version. Workaround: Switch system to normal mode. 
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

Beta Channel Update

The Beta channel has been updated to 21.0.1180.77 for Mac, Linux, Windows and Chrome Frame

This build fixes a problem with an item in Node::attributes disappearing (Issue 140473). 


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