April 6, H Security – (International) Google Chrome fixes seven high-risk vulnerabilities. Google has announced updates to the Stable and Beta channels of their Chrome browser, fixing several bugs and 12 security vulnerabilities. Seven of the 12 security fixes were classed as high-risk problems and Google paid a total of $6,000 to the researchers who discovered the bugs. The seven high risk vulnerabilities are bugs that left several Chrome components open to being exploited by using memory after it had been freed. The Chrome developers have also fixed several cross-origin problems and two issues where the browser could be exploited to read from memory where it should not.
Ali Loney, on April 06, 2012