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What's New:

The stable channel has been updated to 40.0.2214.111 for Windows, Mac and Linux. A full list of changes is available in the log.

Security Fixes and Rewards

Note: Access to bug details and links may be kept restricted until a majority of users are updated with a fix. We will also retain restrictions if the bug exists in a third party library that other projects similarly depend on, but haven't yet fixed.

This update includes 11 security fixes. Below, we highlight fixes that were contributed by external researchers. Please see the Chromium security page for more information.

  • [$TBD][447906] High CVE-2015-1209: Use-after-free in DOM. Credit to Maksymillian Motyl.
  • [$TBD][453979] High CVE-2015-1210: Cross-origin-bypass in V8 bindings. Credit to anonymous.
  • [$TBD][453982] High CVE-2015-1211: Privilege escalation using service workers. Credit to anonymous.

As usual, our ongoing internal security work was responsible for a wide range of fixes:

  • [455225] CVE-2015-1212: Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives.

Many of the above bugs were detected using AddressSanitizer or MemorySanitizer.