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Google Chrome updated to 29.0.1547.57

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Date: Wednesday, August 21st, 2013, 07:05
Category: News, Software


On Tuesday, Google released version 29.0.1547.57 of its Chrome web browser. The update, a 51.5 megabyte download, adds the following fixes and changes:
– Improved Omnibox suggestions based on the recency of sites you have visited.

– Ability to reset your profile back to its original state.

– Many new apps and extensions APIs.

Lots of stability and performance improvements:
– Incomplete path sanitization in file handling.

– Information leak via overly broad permissions on shared memory files.

– Integer overflow in ANGLE.

– Use after free in XSLT.

– Use after free in media element.

– Use after free in document parsing.

– Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives.

Google Chrome 29.0.1547.57 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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