Friday, May 22, 2015

Dev Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Dev channel has been updated to 44.0.2403.14 (Platform version: 7077.11.0) for all Chrome OS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates and feature enhancements. A list of changes can be found here.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 horizontal bars in the upper right corner of the browser).

Dharani Govindan
Google Chrome

Beta Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Beta channel has been updated to 43.0.2357.73 (Platform version: 6946.52.0/6946.53.0) for all devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates, and feature enhancements. A list of changes can be found here.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 horizontal bars in the upper right corner of the browser).

Josafat Garcia
Google Chrome

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Chrome Beta for Android Update

Chrome Beta for Android has been updated to 43.0.2357.78 and will be available in Google Play over the next few hours. A partial list of changes in this build is available in the Git log. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. More information about Chrome for Android is available on the Chrome site.

Alex Mineer
Google Chrome

Dev Channel Update

The dev channel has been updated to 44.0.2403.9 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.


A partial list of changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Anantha Keesara
Google Chrome

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Android WebView Beta Update

The Chrome team is happy to announce that the WebView beta channel has been updated to 43.0.2357.76 and will be available in Google Play over the next few days for devices on Android 5.0 and higher.

This release fixes an issue preventing the loading of JavaScript URLs.

Interested in trying the WebView beta channel?  Find out how right here.  If you notice any issues, please file a bug.

Alex Mineer
Google Chrome and WebView

Dev Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Dev channel has been updated to 44.0.2403.5 (Platform version: 7077.2.0) for all Chrome OS devices except Chromebook Pixel (2015). This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates and feature enhancements. A list of changes can be found here.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 horizontal bars in the upper right corner of the browser).

Dharani Govindan
Google Chrome

Beta Channel Update

The Beta channel has been updated to 43.0.2357.73 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

A list of changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.


Anthony Laforge

Google Chrome

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Dev Channel Update

The dev channel has been updated to 44.0.2403.4 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

A partial list of changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Anantha Keesara
Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update

The Chrome team is happy to announce the promotion of Chrome 43 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chrome 43.0.2357.65 contains a number of fixes and improvements.  A list of changes is available in the log.

Security Fixes and Rewards

Note: Access to bug details and links may be kept restricted until a majority of users are updated with a fix. We will also retain restrictions if the bug exists in a third party library that other projects similarly depend on, but haven’t yet fixed.

This update includes 37 security fixes. Below, we highlight fixes that were contributed by external researchers. Please see the Chromium security page for more information.


[$16337][474029] High CVE-2015-1252: Sandbox escape in Chrome. Credit to anonymous.
[$7500][464552] High CVE-2015-1253: Cross-origin bypass in DOM. Credit to anonymous.
[$3000][444927] High CVE-2015-1254: Cross-origin bypass in Editing. Credit to Armin Razmdjou.
[$3000][473253] High CVE-2015-1255: Use-after-free in WebAudio. Credit to Khalil Zhani.
[$2000][478549] High CVE-2015-1256: Use-after-free in SVG. Credit to Atte Kettunen of OUSPG.
[481015] High CVE-2015-1251: Use-after-free in Speech. Credit to SkyLined working with HP's Zero Day Initiative
[$1500][468519] Medium CVE-2015-1257: Container-overflow in SVG. Credit to miaubiz.
[$1000][450939] Medium CVE-2015-1258: Negative-size parameter in Libvpx. Credit to cloudfuzzer
[$1000][468167] Medium CVE-2015-1259: Uninitialized value in PDFium. Credit to Atte Kettunen of OUSPG
[$1000][474370] Medium CVE-2015-1260: Use-after-free in WebRTC. Credit to Khalil Zhani.
[$500][466351] Medium CVE-2015-1261: URL bar spoofing. Credit to Juho Nurminen.
[$500][476647] Medium CVE-2015-1262: Uninitialized value in Blink. Credit to miaubiz.
[$500][479162] Low CVE-2015-1263: Insecure download of spellcheck dictionary. Credit to Mike Ruddy.
[$500][481015] Low CVE-2015-1264: Cross-site scripting in bookmarks. Credit to K0r3Ph1L.

We would also like to thank all security researchers that worked with us during the development cycle to prevent security bugs from ever reaching the stable channel. The total value of additional rewards and their recipients will updated here when all reports have gone through the reward panel.


As usual, our ongoing internal security work was responsible for a wide range of fixes:
  • [489518] CVE-2015-1265: Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives.
  • Multiple vulnerabilities in V8 fixed at the tip of the 4.3 branch (currently 4.3.61.21).

Many of the above bugs were detected using AddressSanitizer or MemorySanitizer.

Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Are you a project manager,  with a technical background, who is passionate about Chrome and moving the web forward?  We are hiring!

Anthony Laforge
Google Chrome

Thursday, May 14, 2015

Beta Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Beta channel has been updated to 43.0.2357.65 (Platform version: 6946.44.0) for all devices except Samsung Series 5 550, HP Pavilion 14, Acer C7 Chromebook and Samsung Chromebox Series 3. This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates, and feature enhancements. A list of changes can be found here.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 horizontal bars in the upper right corner of the browser).

Josafat Garcia
Google Chrome