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Google has pushed out an update for its Chrome browser that lances two vulnerabilities, one of which it defines as critical. The critical flaw involves a failure to properly validate input from a renderer (tab) process. Successful exploitation of the flaw might allow the injection of hostile code onto vulnerable systems, hence …

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Version oddness?

You sure that version number is correct? Mine's at 2.0.172.8 already. Maybe I've missed the point.

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Unbeknownst?

Not completely silent. This morning the 'Google Chrome is not your default browser..." prompt popped up, which somehow slipped into the security update...

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@Version oddness

Version 2.xx is the beta, version 1.xx is the current "stable" release (yeah, amazing, something from Google that ISN'T a beta!)

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Clarification on Chrome versions

There are two releases of Chrome, a stable version and a developer version. If it's version 2.x then it's currently the developer version.

More information on current versions and changes can be found at the following link;

http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/

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@Ben Hutchings RE: Version oddness

Are you sure you've not been dicking about with the Google Chrome Channel Changer?

http://dev.chromium.org/getting-involved/dev-channel

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to @David

there should be "like it" vote on Register... I would click on your comment for sure, pretty funny

:-)

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Anonymous Coward

Another new version already

1.0.154.65 here

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