Google Chrome updated to 27.0.1453.93

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Date: Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013, 06:21
Category: News, Software

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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.

Security fixes:
– [235638] High CVE-2013-2837: Use-after-free in SVG.

– [235311] Medium CVE-2013-2838: Out-of-bounds read in v8.

– [230176] High CVE-2013-2839: Bad cast in clipboard handling.

– [230117] High CVE-2013-2840: Use-after-free in media loader.

– [227350] High CVE-2013-2841: Use-after-free in Pepper resource handling.

– [226696] High CVE-2013-2842: Use-after-free in widget handling.

– [222000] High CVE-2013-2843: Use-after-free in speech handling.

– [196393] High CVE-2013-2844: Use-after-free in style resolution.

– [188092] [179522] [222136] [188092] High CVE-2013-2845: Memory safety issues in Web Audio.

– [177620] High CVE-2013-2846: Use-after-free in media loader.

– [176692] High CVE-2013-2847: Use-after-free race condition with workers.

– [176137] Medium CVE-2013-2848: Possible data extraction with XSS Auditor.

– [171392] 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.

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