Monday, November 26, 2012

Stable Channel Update

The Stable channel has been updated to 23.0.1271.91 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and ChromeFrame platforms.

This version fixes several issues including:

  • No audio from Flash content when speaker configuration is set to Quadraphonic (Issue: 159924)
  • Aw, Snap renderer crash on Windows Server 2003 (Issue: 160559)

Security fixes and rewards:

Please see the Chromium security page for more detail. Note that the referenced bugs may be kept private until a majority of our users are up to date with the fix.

Occasionally, we issue special rewards for bugs outside of Chrome, particularly where the bug is very severe and/or we are able to partially work around the issue:

  • [$1000] [152746] High CVE-2012-5131: Corrupt rendering in the Apple OSX driver for Intel GPUs. Credit to Justin Drake.

And back to your regular scheduled rewards:

  • [$1000] [156567] High CVE-2012-5133: Use-after-free in SVG filters. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [$500] [148638] Medium CVE-2012-5130: Out-of-bounds read in Skia. Credit to Atte Kettunen of OUSPG.
  • [155711] Low CVE-2012-5132: Browser crash with chunked encoding. Credit to Attila Szász.
  • [158249] High CVE-2012-5134: Buffer underflow in libxml. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Jüri Aedla).
  • [159165] Medium CVE-2012-5135: Use-after-free with printing. Credit to Fermin Serna of Google Security Team.
  • [159829] Medium CVE-2012-5136: Bad cast in input element handling. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno).

Many of the above bugs were detected using AddressSanitizer.

Full details about what changes are in this release are available in the SVN revision log.  Interested in hopping on the stable channel?  Find out how.  If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Karen Grunberg
Google Chrome



Anonymous Anonymous said...

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10:45 AM, November 26, 2012  
Blogger Mitch said...

Bring back the wrench!

10:51 AM, November 26, 2012  
Blogger senyai said...

Yeah, wrench is cool

11:20 AM, November 26, 2012  
Blogger Mainman678 said...

I have noticed in the last release that there are no more crashes. Google you are finally getting it right. Also this release seems to be even faster loading pages. Internet Explorer 10 thinks its fast but still not close to google chrome. Great job guys.

1:11 PM, November 26, 2012  
Blogger SysAdmin said...


So when are the regular Chromebooks going to move beyond release 21?!!
We're on the Stable release and watching the Dev and Beta release channels get updated, and every other platform including the new Chromebooks, but not old!

Are we going to jump to version 23 soon on the Stable channel?

1:45 PM, November 26, 2012  
Blogger ... said...

Have problems with shortcuts on win8

2:44 PM, November 26, 2012  
Blogger Josh Hunt said...

What is the ChromeFrame platform?

7:33 PM, November 26, 2012  
Blogger Migman said...

Google Chrome 23 freeze with disqus comment system on some PC!

Fix this bug, please!

10:40 PM, November 26, 2012  
Blogger Migman said...

This is bugreport:

10:43 PM, November 26, 2012  
Blogger Deo eτ Paτria said...

The pepper flash plugin doesn't respect my Sound 5.1 settings on old, Stereo YouTube videos. I've to disable it and enable only the normal Flash plugin. Windows 8 64bit - Creative X-Fi Sound Card.

12:44 AM, November 27, 2012  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

@Josh Hunt: see here. Basically it's a plugin for Internet Explorer that allows websites to be rendered with the Chrome rendering engine.

1:48 AM, November 27, 2012  
Blogger Rob Alm said...

@Deo eτ Paτria:
I have been complaning about this for 3 months! But nothning is done.

All chrome version: stable/dev/beta the same thing.

7:23 AM, November 27, 2012  
Blogger Deo eτ Paτria said...

@Rob Alm, I see... Thanks! It's only a ~week that I eventually went from Firefox to Chrome and trying to see what's going on.

I have an other question and I'd appreciate if you knew something... Mozilla on Windows 8 is blocking AMD Catalyst Drivers 12.8 and above. I see on Chrome, Hardware Acceleration is working normally, ain't no blocked. How so? The specific driver problems do not affect Chrome's Hardware Acceleration?

Anyway, thanks again!

11:31 PM, November 27, 2012  
Blogger Unknown said...

With this update Chrome is now consistently crashing/locking up my MacBook Pro running OS 10.6.8. I'm one of dozens desperately posting in the user support forums but there doesn't seem to be any help forthcoming. Any suggestions?

7:23 AM, November 28, 2012  
Blogger Eliézer said...

PepperFlash has an update?

8:28 AM, November 29, 2012  
Blogger Nicolas A. said...

I am still having the same issue than with previous releases of Chrome 23 with audio on Windows: Flash does not detect a change in the default audio device and does not switch. It was working fine in Chrome 22 (and its bundled Flash player).

Looks like the same problem than :

1:22 AM, December 03, 2012  

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