Google Updates Chrome as Mozilla Preps Silent Updates

If you’re running the Google Chrome browser, rest easy, Google just silently updated it for seven security vulnerabilities.

Google Chrome stable version 14.0.835.202 is now available for Windows, Mac and Linux providing security and stability fixes as well as a new integrated version of Adobe Flash Player 11. On the security front, there were seven fixes, six rated as being High impact and one rated as Critical.

The critical flaw is identified by Google as being a memory corruption issues in the shader translator. The flaw was discovered by Zhenyao Mo of the Chromium development community and is one of only two flaws in the Chrome 14.0.835.202 update for which Google did not pay a reward. Google’s own Chrome Security Team is credited with the discovery of a High impact flaw related to Lifetime and threading issues in audio node handling.

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Google Silently Updates Chrome as Mozilla Preps

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