Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Stable Channel Update

The stable channel has been updated to 42.0.2311.135 for Windows, Mac and Linux. A list of changes is available in the log.

Security Fixes and Rewards
Note: Access to bug details and links may be kept restricted until a majority of users are updated with a fix. We will also retain restrictions if the bug exists in a third party library that other projects similarly depend on, but haven’t yet fixed.

This update includes 5 security fixes. Below, we highlight fixes that were contributed by external researchers. Please see the Chromium security page for more information.

[$TBD][453279] High CVE-2015-1243: Use-after-free in DOM. Credit to Saif El-Sherei.

As usual, our ongoing internal security work was responsible for a wide range of fixes:
[481777] CVE-2015-1250: Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives.

Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Alex Mineer
Google Chrome

Thursday, April 23, 2015

Dev Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Dev channel has been updated to 44.0.2376.2 (Platform version: 6996.0.0) for all Chrome OS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates and feature enhancements. A list of changes can be found here.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 horizontal bars in the upper right corner of the browser).

Dharani Govindan
Google Chrome

Chrome Beta for Android Update

The Chrome Team is excited to announce the release of Chrome 43 Beta for Android. Chrome 43.0.2357.38 will be available in Google Play over the next few hours. New features included in this release:
  • Faster Checkout - Quickly and securely complete checkout forms with data from Google Wallet
  • Bug fixes and speedy performance improvements.
A partial list of other changes in this build are available in the Git log. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. More information about Chrome for Android is available on the Chrome site.

Jason Kersey
Google Chrome

Android WebView Stable Update

The Chrome team in London is happy to announce that WebView has been updated to 42.0.2311.129 and will be available in Google Play over the next few days for devices on Android 5.0 and higher.

This release adds support for ES6 classes and provides stability and security fixes.

Interesting in trying the WebView beta channel?  Find out how right here.  If you notice any issues, please file a bug.

Alex Mineer
Google Chrome and WebView

Beta Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Beta channel has been updated to 43.0.2357.32 (Platform version: 6946.20.0) for all Chrome OS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates and feature enhancements. Systems will be receiving updates over the next several days.

Some highlights of these changes are:
  • Autofill settings for credit cards from Google Wallet
  • Enable always-on "OK Google" from anywhere when screen is unlocked on new Chromebook Pixel
  • Physical keyboard auto correction
  • Material design for Virtual keyboard UI
If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 horizontal bars in the upper right corner of the browser).


Josafat Garcia
Google Chrome

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Beta Channel Update

The beta channel has been updated to 43.0.2357.37 for Windows, Mac and Linux.

A list of changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Anthony Laforge
Google Chrome

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Dev Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Dev channel has been updated to 43.0.2357.32 (Platform version: 6946.20.0) for all Chrome OS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates and feature enhancements. A list of changes can be found here.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 horizontal bars in the upper right corner of the browser).

Josafat Garcia
Google Chrome

Dev Channel Update

The dev channel has been updated to 44.0.2376.0 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

A list of changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Penny MacNeil
Google Chrome

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Stable Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Stable channel has been updated to 42.0.2311.87 (platform version: 6812.75.2). Systems will be automatically updated over the next few weeks. This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates, and feature enhancements.

Some highlights of these changes are as follows:
  • Files app has been refreshed to follow the suit with Material Design
  • New Chrome OS Launcher including better search experience, voice search, and Google Now integration
  • Updated calculator app
  • Support for password-protected zip files
  • Default typeface on all Chromebooks has been updated to Roboto for Latin, Greek and Cyrillic scripts, to be more consistent with Material Design

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (under the three horizontal bars in the upper right corner of the browser).


Matthew Yuan
Google Chrome

Dev Channel Update

The dev channel has been updated to 44.0.2369.0 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

A list of changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Penny MacNeil
Google Chrome