Chrome 13 update patches security vulnerabilities
Google has released version 13.0.782.215 of Chrome for all of its supported platforms, including Chromebooks. According to Google, this maintenance and security update to Chrome 13 addresses a total of 11 vulnerabilities.
A medium-risk bug related to URL parsing on Windows systems has also been fixed. As part of its Chromium Security Reward programme, Google paid out a total of $8,837 to security researchers for reporting these vulnerabilities. Further details of the vulnerabilities are being withheld until "a majority of users are up-to-date with the fix".
More information about this security update, including a link to the SVN revision log, can be found in a post on the Google Chrome Releases blog. Chrome 13.0.782.215 is available to download for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux from google.com/chrome. Users who currently have Chrome installed can use the built-in update function by clicking Tools, selecting About Google Chrome and clicking the Update button.