Google Chrome stable edition gets another update to fix bug reported by PinkiePie

Google has released another update to Chrome stable edition. The latest stable build currently is 17.0.963.79.

Google Chrome stable edition gets another update to fix bug reported by PinkiePie

This update comes with a bug fix reported by PinkiePie. Google detailed the bug:

[Like a b-b-b-b-boss!!! $60,000] [117620] [117656] Critical CVE-2011-3047: Errant plug-in load and GPU process memory corruption. Credit to PinkiePie.

This update also fixes some issues reported in Adobe Flash powered web games.

Google spoke about the security vulnerabilities reported by security researchers as part of the Pwnium program:

We’re delighted at the success of Pwnium and the ability to study full exploits. We anticipate landing additional changes and hardening measures for both CVE-2011-3046 and CVE-2011-3047 in the near future. We also believe that both submissions are works of art and deserve wider sharing and recognition. We plan to do technical reports on both Pwnium submissions in the future.

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