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17 November 2011, 10:33

Chrome 15 update fixes high-risk vulnerability

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Chrome Google has released version 15.0.874.121 of its Chrome web browser to address a high-risk out-of-bounds write vulnerability in the V8 JavaScript engine. As part of its Chromium Security Rewards programme, Google paid security researcher Christian Holler $1,000 for discovering and reporting the hole. Additional details of the vulnerability are being withheld until "a majority of users are up-to-date with the fix".

The maintenance and security update to the WebKit-based browser also upgrades the V8 engine to version and fixes a regression related to SVG in iframes. Chrome 15.0.874.121 is available to download for Windows, Mac OS X and Linux from Users who currently have Chrome installed can use the built-in update function.

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