Category Archives: Google Chrome Releases

Announcements and release notes for the Google Chrome browser

Dev Channel Update for Desktop

The Dev Channel has been updated to 79.0.3938.0 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.



A partial list of changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. The community help forum is also a great place to reach out for help or learn about common issues.
Lakshmana Pamarthy Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update for Desktop

The Stable channel has been updated to 77.0.3865.120 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This will roll out over the coming days/weeks. A list of all changes is available in the log.



Security Fixes and Rewards
Note: Access to bug details and links may be kept restricted until a majority of users are updated with a fix. We will also retain restrictions if the bug exists in a third party library that other projects similarly depend on, but haven’t yet fixed.

This update includes 8 security fixes. Below, we highlight fixes that were contributed by external researchers. Please see the Chrome Security Page for more information.

[$20500][1005753] High CVE-2019-13693: Use-after-free in IndexedDB.
Reported by Guang Gong of Alpha Team, Qihoo 360 on 2019-09-19
[$TBD][1005251] High CVE-2019-13694: Use-after-free in WebRTC.
Reported by banananapenguin on 2019-09-18
[$15000][1004730] High CVE-2019-13695: Use-after-free in audio.
Reported by Man Yue Mo of Semmle Security Research Team on 2019-09-17
[$7500][1000635] High CVE-2019-13696: Use-after-free in V8.
Reported by Guang Gong of Alpha Team, Qihoo 360 on 2019-09-04

[$2000][990849] High CVE-2019-13697: Cross-origin size leak.
Reported by Luan Herrera @lbherrera_ on 2019-08-05

We would also like to thank all security researchers that worked with us during the development cycle to prevent security bugs from ever reaching the Stable channel.

As usual, our ongoing internal security work was responsible for a wide range of fixes:
  • [1011875] Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives



Interested in switching release channels?  Find out how here. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. The community help forum is also a great place to reach out for help or learn about common issues.


Lakshmana Pamarthy
Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update for Desktop

The Stable channel has been updated to 77.0.3865.120 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. This will roll out over the coming days/weeks. A list of all changes is available in the log.



Security Fixes and Rewards
Note: Access to bug details and links may be kept restricted until a majority of users are updated with a fix. We will also retain restrictions if the bug exists in a third party library that other projects similarly depend on, but haven’t yet fixed.

This update includes 8 security fixes. Below, we highlight fixes that were contributed by external researchers. Please see the Chrome Security Page for more information.

[$20500][1005753] High CVE-2019-13693: Use-after-free in IndexedDB.
Reported by Guang Gong of Alpha Team, Qihoo 360 on 2019-09-19
[$TBD][1005251] High CVE-2019-13694: Use-after-free in WebRTC.
Reported by banananapenguin on 2019-09-18
[$15000][1004730] High CVE-2019-13695: Use-after-free in audio.
Reported by Man Yue Mo of Semmle Security Research Team on 2019-09-17
[$7500][1000635] High CVE-2019-13696: Use-after-free in V8.
Reported by Guang Gong of Alpha Team, Qihoo 360 on 2019-09-04

[$2000][990849] High CVE-2019-13697: Cross-origin size leak.
Reported by Luan Herrera @lbherrera_ on 2019-08-05

We would also like to thank all security researchers that worked with us during the development cycle to prevent security bugs from ever reaching the Stable channel.

As usual, our ongoing internal security work was responsible for a wide range of fixes:
  • [1011875] Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives



Interested in switching release channels?  Find out how here. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. The community help forum is also a great place to reach out for help or learn about common issues.


Lakshmana Pamarthy
Google Chrome

Beta Channel Update for Desktop

The beta channel has been updated to 78.0.3904.50 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

A full list of changes in this build is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels?  Find out how here. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. The community help forum is also a great place to reach out for help or learn about common issues.


Srinivas Sista
Google Chrome

Chrome Beta for Android Update

Hi everyone! We've just released Chrome Beta 78 (78.0.3904.53) for Android: it's now available on Google Play.

You can see a partial list of the changes in the Git log. For details on new features, check out the Chromium blog, and for details on web platform updates, check here.

If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Krishna Govind
Google Chrome

Dev Channel Update for Chrome OS

The Dev channel has been updated to 79.0.3931.2 (Platform version: 12576.0.0) for most Chrome OS devices. This build contains a number of bug fixes, security updates and feature enhancements. Changes can be viewed here.

If you find new issues, please let us know by visiting our forum or filing a bug. Interested in switching channels? Find out how. You can submit feedback using ‘Report an issue...’ in the Chrome menu (3 vertical dots in the upper right corner of the browser).

Cindy Bayless
Google Chrome OS

Chrome for Android Update

Hi, everyone! We've just released Chrome 77 (77.0.3865.116) for Android: it'll become available on Google Play over the next few weeks.

This release includes stability and performance improvements. You can see a full list of the changes in the Git log. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Ben Mason
Google Chrome

Dev Channel Update for Desktop

The Dev Channel has been updated to 79.0.3928.4 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.



A partial list of changes is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels? Find out how. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. The community help forum is also a great place to reach out for help or learn about common issues.
Lakshmana Pamarthy Google Chrome

Beta Channel Update for Desktop

The beta channel has been updated to 78.0.3904.44 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.


A full list of changes in this build is available in the log. Interested in switching release channels?  Find out how here. If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug. The community help forum is also a great place to reach out for help or learn about common issues.


Srinivas Sista
Google Chrome

Chrome Beta for Android Update

Hi everyone! We've just released Chrome Beta 78 (78.0.3904.43) for Android: it's now available on Google Play.

You can see a partial list of the changes in the Git log. For details on new features, check out the Chromium blog, and for details on web platform updates, check here.

If you find a new issue, please let us know by filing a bug.

Krishna Govind
Google Chrome