Date: Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013, 06:21
Category: News, Software
You can’t knock an application that’s updated this frequently.
On Wednesday, Google released version 27.0.1453.93 of its Chrome web browser. The update, a 49.8 megabyte download, adds the following fixes and changes:
- Web pages load 5% faster on average
- Chrome.syncFileSystem API
- Improved ranking of predictions, improved spell correction, and numerous fundamental improvements for Omnibox predictions. Please see the Help Center for more information on our updated policies.
-  High CVE-2013-2837: Use-after-free in SVG.
-  Medium CVE-2013-2838: Out-of-bounds read in v8.
-  High CVE-2013-2839: Bad cast in clipboard handling.
-  High CVE-2013-2840: Use-after-free in media loader.
-  High CVE-2013-2841: Use-after-free in Pepper resource handling.
-  High CVE-2013-2842: Use-after-free in widget handling.
-  High CVE-2013-2843: Use-after-free in speech handling.
-  High CVE-2013-2844: Use-after-free in style resolution.
-     High CVE-2013-2845: Memory safety issues in Web Audio.
-  High CVE-2013-2846: Use-after-free in media loader.
-  High CVE-2013-2847: Use-after-free race condition with workers.
-  Medium CVE-2013-2848: Possible data extraction with XSS Auditor.
-  Low CVE-2013-2849: Possible XSS with drag+drop or copy+paste.
Google Chrome 27.0.1453.93 requires an Intel-based Mac with Mac OS X 10.6 or later to install and run. If you’ve tried the new version and have any feedback to offer, please let us know in the comments.