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The stable channel has been updated to 85.0.4183.121 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, which will roll out over the coming days/weeks.
A list of all changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. The community help forum is also a great place to reach out for help or learn about common issues.
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 10 security fixes. Below, we highlight fixes that were contributed by external researchers. Please see the Chrome Security Page for more information.
- [$15000] High CVE-2020-15960: Heap buffer overflow in storage. Reported by Anonymous on 2020-06-28
- [$15000] High CVE-2020-15961: Insufficient policy enforcement in extensions. Reported by David Erceg on 2020-08-10
- [$10000] High CVE-2020-15962: Insufficient policy enforcement in serial. Reported by Leecraso and Guang Gong of 360 Alpha Lab working with 360 BugCloud on 2020-08-26
- [$5000] High CVE-2020-15963: Insufficient policy enforcement in extensions. Reported by David Erceg on 2020-08-06
- [$TBD] High CVE-2020-15965: Type Confusion in V8. Reported by Lucas Pinheiro, Microsoft Browser Vulnerability Research on 2020-09-08
- [$TBD] Medium CVE-2020-15966: Insufficient policy enforcement in extensions. Reported by David Erceg on 2020-08-06
- [$TBD] Low CVE-2020-15964: Insufficient data validation in media. Reported by Woojin Oh(@pwn_expoit) of STEALIEN on 2020-08-25
As usual, our ongoing internal security work was responsible for a wide range of fixes:
-  Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives
We would also like to thank all security researchers that worked with us during the development cycle to prevent security bugs from ever reaching the stable channel.
Many of our security bugs are detected using AddressSanitizer, MemorySanitizer, UndefinedBehaviorSanitizer, Control Flow Integrity, libFuzzer, or AFL.
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