Google fixes security vulnerabilities in Chrome
The Google Chrome development team have released update 188.8.131.52, which fixes three security vulnerabilities, two of which affect calls to the Adobe Reader plug-in and enable cross-site scripting attacks to be carried out using crafted PDF files. The Chrome update prevents calls to the plugin, but does not address the actual problem – Adobe is also currently working on an update for its Reader plug-in.
The new version also includes a number of enhancements. Windows Live Hotmail should now work and it should, once more, be possible to send e-mail using Yahoo Mail. As well as the stable version, the developers have also released an update for the Beta 2.x version, which is not intended for production use. The updates can be obtained using the "Customise and control Google Chrome/About Google Chrome" option.
- Stable, Beta update: Yahoo! Mail and Security Fixes, report from Google