Google Chrome 38 stable released

The Chrome team early this month announced the release of Google Chrome 38 stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. Google Chrome 38.0.2125.101 as announced contains 159 security fixes, including 113 relatively minor fixes found using MemorySanitizer and a number of other fixes and improvements, of which includes, A number of new apps/extension APIs and lots of stability and performance changes.

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Highlight of some of the fixes includes

  • Critical CVE-2014-3188: A combination of V8 and IPC bugs that can lead to remote code execution outside of the sandbox
  • High CVE-2014-3189: Out-of-bounds read in PDFium
  • High CVE-2014-3190: Use-after-free in Events
  • High CVE-2014-3191: Use-after-free in Rendering
  • High CVE-2014-3192: Use-after-free in DOM
  • High CVE-2014-3193: Type confusion in Session Management
  • High CVE-2014-3194: Use-after-free in Web Workers
  • Medium CVE-2014-3195: Information Leak in V8
  • Medium CVE-2014-3196: Permissions bypass in Windows Sandbox
  • Medium CVE-2014-3197: Information Leak in XSS Auditor
  • Medium CVE-2014-3198: Out-of-bounds read in PDFium
  • Low CVE-2014-3199: Release Assert in V8 bindings
  • Revert of Move sqlite_channel_id_store from chrome/browser/net to net/extras
  • Android update menu edge bg for tablets
  • migrate desktop FRE to use new confirmation bubble
  • show new confirmation bubble when signing in from the new avatar menu and a modal warning dialog is displayed
  • see change log for full release details

Install Google Chrome 38 stable on Ubuntu 14.04 & Ubuntu 14.10

sudo sh -c 'echo "deb http://dl.google.com/linux/chrome/deb/ stable main" && /etc/apt/sources.list.d/google.list'

wget -q -O - https://dl-ssl.google.com/linux/linux_signing_key.pub | sudo apt-key add -

sudo apt-get update

sudo apt-get install google-chrome-stable
 
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