Google has pushed out a new version of its browser that protects against a critical vulnerability as well as fixing some stability snags. Version 18.104.22.168 of Chrome patches a severe flaw involving how the browser handles particular responses from HTTP servers. The security bug creates a buffer overflow risk, implying it opens …
Am I naive?
Or is it silly that software is still being written in a way that makes buffer overflows possible? It seems like something that should be guarded against at a low level. No doubt there would be a performance cost, but wouldn't it be worth it to stamp out an entire class of severe security holes?
- Does Apple's iOS 7 make you physically SICK? Try swallowing version 7.1
- Fee fie Firefox: Mozilla's lawyers probe Dell over browser install charge
- Pics Indestructible Death Stars blow up planets with glowing KILL RAY
- Video Snowden: You can't trust SPOOKS with your DATA
- Review Distro diaspora: Four flavours of Ubuntu unpacked