New versions of Google Chrome are out, fixing bugs and patching security holes in both the stable build and the beta build.
Two serious security flaws have been plugged. One had allowed for
malicious code exploitation within the Chrome tab sandbox. Found by the
Google security team, the threat was serious enough that Google has
declined to be more specific until "a majority of users are up to date
with the fix," the company said in a blog post.
A second security risk caused by memory corruption was found in the
browser tab processes. It could have been used to run arbitrary code
that would crash all of the browser tabs, creating a second security
hole through which an attacker might be able to run code with the
privileges of the logged-on user.
updates to Google Gears, and getting forward and backward navigation to
work even when site redirection is involved.