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Google Chrome updated; stable released, fixing 11 bugs

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Google Inc. patched 11 vulnerabilities in its Chrome browser platform on Monday, fixing 11 vulnerabilities: one critical, one medium and nine others having a high severity rating. This updates the Chrome browser to version 13.0.782.215 on all platforms and is a maintenance and security update.

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The one critical vulnerability fixed in this update involves a memory corruption issue in the vertex handling code, according to Google, and is Windows specific. The high rated bugs fixed include a cross-origin violation, an integer overflow flaw in uniform arrays and multiple use-after-free bugs. Please refer to the attached side-bar for details.

An out-of-bounds write error has also been fixed in the JavaScript engine v8 in addition to a buggy memset() function in the built-in PDF viewer in the Linux version of Chrome.

More info on this stable channel update can be found at the Chrome releases blog. A full list of changes in this version is available in the SVN revision log. Chrome can be updated through the built-in updater for existing users or downloaded as a stand-alone package from the Chrome website.


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