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Chrome Gets Security, Flash Integration Update

Search giant Google continues rolling out the enhancements to its Chrome browser, which went to a stable release just last month. Since then, it's released two security update, the second of which debuted today and bumps Chrome to version 5.0.375.86.

While the Chrome 5.0.375.86 update addresses several security holes, it also marks an important change for another reason: It's the first major browser release to incorporate integrated Flash capabilities. eSecurity Planet takes a look.


Google is updating the stable version of its Chrome browser on Linux, Mac and Windows for the second time this month. Chrome 5.0.375.86 provides fixes for at least five security issues, three of which are rated by Google as high impact.

In addition to the security fixes, Chrome 5.0.375.86 is the first version of the stable build of Chrome to directly integrate Adobe's Flash as part of the browser. Google has been testing the Flash integration in developer builds of Chrome since May.

Read the full story at eSecurity Planet:
Google Updates Chrome for Security and Adobe Flash