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Google improves Flash sandbox, Chrome safer than ever

By Rick
Nov 14, 2012
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  1. Google silently rolled out an update to Chrome which featured an unusual change, apparently one worthy of an announcement on the Chrome Blog: improved Adobe Flash plug-in sandboxing. The company claims its new method of fortifying Flash makes Adobe's plug-in...

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  2. bugejakurt

    bugejakurt TS Booster Posts: 133

    Is this security improvement implemented in the latest stable release: "23.0.1271.64" ?
    TJGeezer likes this.
  3. TJGeezer

    TJGeezer TS Enthusiast Posts: 385   +10

    Good question, but doesn't Chrome automatically update its plugins as updates come available? That would include the Flash sandbox, I'd think. Maybe someone knows for sure.
  4. bugejakurt

    bugejakurt TS Booster Posts: 133

    Yes, but I think the plugin updates although they happen silently in the background , they are updated with a release package, I.e. the Google Chrome version is incremented to show an update. I also think that updates, even updates to plugins are noted in the Google Chrome releases blog at http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/

    Can 'Rick' give us some additional details please?

    Thanks in advance.
  5. RandomGKL

    RandomGKL TS Rookie

    This update broke flash sound, had to disable the built in flash and install another version of flash manually to get it working again (2 hours work including research to find out the problem).


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