Google Chrome 8 stable version released

Google finally launched stable channel for much awaited Chrome browser version 8.Googel released the new stable version after day’s of research and bugs fixing.Google paid out $1000 to 3 persons and $500 to 2 persons for fixing critical Chrome browser bugs.

Critical Security Fixes as shown by Chrome release blog.

[17655] Low Possible pop-up blocker bypass. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (SkyLined).

[55745] Medium Cross-origin video theft with canvas. Credit to Nirankush Panchbhai and Microsoft Vulnerability Research (MSVR).

[56237] Low Browser crash with HTML5 databases. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno).

[58319] Low Prevent excessive file dialogs, possibly leading to browser crash. Credit to Cezary Tomczak (gosu.pl).

[$500] [59554] High Use after free in history handling. Credit to Stefan Troger.

[Linux / Mac] [59817] Medium Make sure the “dangerous file types” list is uptodate with the Windows platforms. Credit to Billy Rios of the Google Security Team.

[61701] Low Browser crash with HTTP proxy authentication. Credit to Mohammed Bouhlel.

[61653] Medium Out-of-bounds read regression in WebM video support. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Chris Evans), based on earlier testcases from Mozilla and Microsoft (MSVR).

[$1000] [62127] High Crash due to bad indexing with malformed video. Credit to miaubiz.

[62168] Medium Possible browser memory corruption via malicious privileged extension. Credit to kuzzcc.

[$1000] [62401] High Use after free with SVG animations. Credit to Sławomir Błażek.

[$500] [63051] Medium Use after free in mouse dragging event handling. Credit to kuzzcc.

[$1000] [63444] High Double free in XPath handling. Credit to Yang Dingning from NCNIPC, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences.

The stable version of  Google Chrome 8 now contain the built-in PDF viewer.It was an expected move from Google.The next chrome version will be coming with Google Web store because in Europe Google recently provided a preview of the Chrome Web Store.

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