Monday, October 8, 2012

Stable Channel Update

The Stable channel has been updated to 22.0.1229.92 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.  This update 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, as well as the security updates listed below.

Security fixes and rewards:

Please see the Chromium security page for more detail. Note that the referenced bugs may be kept private until a majority of our users are up to date with the fix.

[$1000] [138208] High CVE-2012-2900: Crash in Skia text rendering. Credit to Atte Kettunen of OUSPG.
[$3133.7] [147499] Critical CVE-2012-5108: Race condition in audio device handling. Credit to Atte Kettunen of OUSPG.
[$500] [148692] Medium CVE-2012-5109: OOB read in ICU regex. Credit to Arthur Gerkis.
[151449] Medium CVE-2012-5110: Out-of-bounds read in compositor. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno).
[151895] Low CVE-2012-5111: Plug-in crash monitoring was missing for Pepper plug-ins. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Chris Evans).

Many of the above bugs were detected using AddressSanitizer.

These builds also have a new version of Flash with security and other fixes. More information can be found here.

Full details about what's in this release are available in the SVN revision log. Found a bug? Report it! On a different channel, but want to join us on the Beta train? The Chromium wiki has you covered.

Jason Kersey
Google Chrome


ndr76 said...

Flash audio stuttering on Linux is finally fixed!
Great, we can now move to html5 now =)

msi2 said...

font rendering is still crap...

Jim Cooper said...

ndr76, you might want to hold off on that html5 move just yet. We are getting lots of issues with chrome locking up on low bandwidth connections. :)

Unknown said...

Windows 7 and fonts still not looking as before.

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Son Gokou said...

Wow I'm surprised. For the first time since who knows when, Flash is fast! Faster than even other browsers! Flash on older versions tend to lag on my PC and it's not because of my internet connection. Keep up the good work Google and Adobe!

SaraSanchez said...

Very sadly the GDI leaks are still present in this version: