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Stable Channel Update

Thursday, August 30, 2012 | 13:18

Labels: Stable updates

The Stable channel has been updated to 21.0.1180.89 for Linux, Mac, Windows and Chrome Frame

This build fixes the following issues:

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.

  • [$500] [121347] Medium CVE-2012-2865: Out-of-bounds read in line breaking. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [$1000] [134897] High CVE-2012-2866: Bad cast with run-ins. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [135485] Low CVE-2012-2867: Browser crash with SPDY.
  • [$500] [136881] Medium CVE-2012-2868: Race condition with workers and XHR. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [137778] High CVE-2012-2869: Avoid stale buffer in URL loading. Credit to Fermin Serna of the Google Security Team.
  • [138672] [140368] Low CVE-2012-2870: Lower severity memory management issues in XPath. Credit to Nicolas Gregoire.
  • [$1000] [138673] High CVE-2012-2871: Bad cast in XSL transforms. Credit to Nicolas Gregoire.
  • [$500] [142956] Medium CVE-2012-2872: XSS in SSL interstitial. Credit to Emmanuel Bronshtein.

Many of the above bugs were detected using AddressSanitizer.

If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug at http://code.google.c...um/issues/entry

Karen Grunberg

Google Chrome

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Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 23.0.1251.2 for Windows, Mac and ChromeFrame platforms.

All

  • Fixes several known top crashers (Issue: 144436)
  • Fixed tab strip menu not working (Issue: 144425)

Windows

  • IndexedDB.open no longer hangs on windows (Issue: 143680)

More details about additional changes are available in the svn log of all revisions.

You can find out about getting on the Dev channel here: http://dev.chromium....ved/dev-channel.

If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug at http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/entry

Karen Grunberg

Google Chrome

Source: Google Chrome Releases blog

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S550

Whats the difference between the Chrome Dev channel and Chromium?

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Whats the difference between the Chrome Dev channel and Chromium?

Someone correct me if I'm wrong, but I believe Chromium builds are released nightly and have to be updated manually by downloading the binaries. The dev channel doesn't get updates quite as often as Chromium, but the browser updates itself.

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Whats the difference between the Chrome Dev channel and Chromium?

Chromium is the open-source build, with several builds per day being produced.

Chrome dev channel builds come with the Google branding, auto-update etc. They come out once a week on average.

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still1

Whats the difference between the Chrome Dev channel and Chromium?

Chromium is the open source version of chrome and wont have auto update/book mark sync/cloud printing and all those Google features.

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HTML5 track element support is now by default ON in Chromium 23 latest snapshot..

Wins some point on html5test.com...

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Dev Channel Update

The Dev channel has been updated to 23.0.1255.0 for Windows, Mac, Linux and ChromeFrame platforms

All

  • Fixed a crash which occurred when scavenging sessionStorages. (Issue: 145068)
  • Packaged Apps can now request access to local media folders.

Windows

  • Fixed a bug causing Chrome shortcuts to stop working on Windows 8 after an update. (Issue: 143338)
  • Can't scroll down by entering space after switching tab when IME is enabled (Issue: 80772)
  • Can't type Japanese/Korean into a text field in a Flash application on Window Vista/7 using MS Japanese IME and MS Korean IME (Issue: 75556)

Mac

  • Fix crash when playing video on MB retina (Issue: 141541)

More details about additional changes are available in the svn log of all revisions.

You can find out about getting on the Dev channel here: http://dev.chromium.org/getting-involved/dev-channel.

If you find new issues, please let us know by filing a bug at http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/entry

Karen Grunberg

Google Chrome

Source: Google Chrome Releases blog

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Jojo81

So what version do you recommend for someone who likes to be on the cutting edge but still wants speed/functionality 99% of the time?

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So what version do you recommend for someone who likes to be on the cutting edge but still wants speed/functionality 99% of the time?

Since you mentioned bleeding (cutting) edge with speed and functionality then Dev branch is for you. But I still suggest you to use Beta over Dev channel because many times dev channel are totally blast off. Go ahead with Beta channel.

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Chrome new Share feature integration... in 23

Without Expansion in Omnibox:

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With Expanding:

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still1

Chrome new Share feature integration... in 23

Without Expansion in Omnibox:

w8BzH.png

With Expanding:

3aQgK.png

I didnt quite like the popup actually.. It should have been bookmark star and share symbol side by side in the omnibox

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Tomegazord

Any word on font rendering based on DirectWrite? I'm using Canary and it looks like some websites are rendered the same way Firefox renders when HA is on.

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Any word on font rendering based on DirectWrite? I'm using Canary and it looks like some websites are rendered the same way Firefox renders when HA is on.

Not saw any changelog word with DirectWrite. Yes! I agree Chrome font rendering improved a lot.

You can check major changelog of Chrome font rendering library (it is actually multipurpose).

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Share this page got icon as well:

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Kaoxt

Like the new share button a lot. Looks much cleaner removing the star.

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Noir Angel

Chromium is the open source version of chrome and wont have auto update/book mark sync/cloud printing and all those Google features.

Chromium does have bookmark sync.

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BetaAddict

I didnt quite like the popup actually.. It should have been bookmark star and share symbol side by side in the omnibox

Same here. They could remove the share button for all I care. I just want easy access to the bookmark icon. My guess is they will revert in the next few builds.

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LightShadow

Anyone noticed that now, if you install the Chrome Dev channel in Windows 8 and set the browser as default, you no longer can access the desktop browser. Even the taskbar icon takes you to the Immersive app.

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grayscale

Chrome new Share feature integration... in 23

Without Expansion in Omnibox:

w8BzH.png

With Expanding:

3aQgK.png

I'm on Dev and I don't have this and can't find this on flags as well. :/

Version 23.0.1255.0 dev-m

Edit: Nevermind, so it's the Action thing. It crashes on mine everytime I click it. Oh well, interesting concept. Extra click to bookmark but better than having a separate share button

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I'm on Dev and I don't have this and can't find this on flags as well. :/

Version 23.0.1255.0 dev-m

Edit: Nevermind, so it's the Action thing. It crashes on mine everytime I click it. Oh well, interesting concept. Extra click to bookmark but better than having a separate share button

I am using Chromium snapshots.

This is my latest snapshots: 23.0.1261.0 (Build 155617)

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Action box (Share this page) thingy has been disabled for Milestone 23, it will be back in 24.

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Do Not Track header support is coming slowly.. One changeset of it:

Implement 'Do Not Track' header DNT support is currently under development. BUG=81844 https://codereview.c...um.org/10911283

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New closed hover state..

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History option is also optimized for touch now.

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jkroeder

^^

Here's the option shown in the latest Chromium builds.

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Beta Channel Update

The Beta channel has been updated to 22.0.1229.56 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. A complete log of what changed can be found in the svn revision log. Instructions and download links for our different release channels are available on the Chromium wiki. If you find what you think is a new bug, please file it in our issue tracker.

Jason Kersey

Source: Google Chrome Releases blog

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Jamushroom

Hopefully they'll be concentrating on the download manager soon. I remember there being a flag at one point with a test UI. Can anyone confirm they're still working on that?

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