The Google team has updated its Chrome web browser to version 23.0.1271.97 for Mac and other operating systems, fixing multiple high-level vulnerabilities. Google awarded $4,500 in cash to the security researchers who provided information about the security holes covered in this software update. This build fixes six vulnerabilities altogether and also has a new version of Adobe Flash. You can find the security details for Flash Player here.
The following flaws were fixed in this latest version of Google Chrome:
- CVE-2012-5139: Use-after-free with visibility events
- CVE-2012-5140: Use-after-free in URL loader
- CVE-2012-5141: Limit Chromoting client plug-in instantiation
- CVE-2012-5142: Crash in history navigation
- CVE-2012-5143: Integer overflow in PPAPI image buffers
- CVE-2012-5144: Stack corruption in AAC decoding
Google’s Chrome browser updates automatically, or you can download Google Chrome to install the newest version.