Date: Tuesday, October 9th, 2012, 06:49
Category: News, Software
You’ve got to hand it to Google: they’re consistent with their updates.
Late Monday, Google released a beta of version 22.0.1229.92 of its Chrome web browser. The update, a 44 megabyte download, adds the following fixes and changes:
– Contains a number of stability fixes, including an issue with multiple profiles on Mac OS X 10.8.2.
– It also contains a fix for text display on the Mac.
Security updates listed below:
– [$1000]  High CVE-2012-2900: Crash in Skia text rendering. Credit to Atte Kettunen of OUSPG.
– [$3133.7]  Critical CVE-2012-5108: Race condition in audio device handling. Credit to Atte Kettunen of OUSPG.
– [$500]  Medium CVE-2012-5109: OOB read in ICU regex. Credit to Arthur Gerkis.
–  Medium CVE-2012-5110: Out-of-bounds read in compositor. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno).
–  Low CVE-2012-5111: Plug-in crash monitoring was missing for Pepper plug-ins. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Chris Evans).
Google Chrome 22.0.1229.92 requires an Intel-based Mac with Mac OS X 10.5 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.