Author Archives: Krishna Govind

Stable Channel Update for Desktop

The stable channel has been updated to 80.0.3987.163 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, which will roll out over the coming days/weeks.



A list of all 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.



Krishna Govind
Google Chrome

Chrome Beta for Android Update

Hi everyone! We've just released Chrome Beta 81 (81.0.4044.66) 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

Stable Channel Update for Desktop

The stable channel has been updated to 80.0.3987.132 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, which will roll out over the coming days/weeks.





A list of all 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.


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


[$1000][1050996] High CVE-2020-6420: Insufficient policy enforcement in media. Reported by Taras Uzdenov on 2020-02-11


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:
  • [1057473] Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives





Krishna Govind
Google Chrome

Dev Channel Update for Desktop

The Dev channel has been updated to 82.0.4068.4 & 82.0.4068.5 for Windows & Mac, 82.0.4068.4 for 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.
Krishna Govind Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update for Desktop

The stable channel has been updated to 80.0.3987.122 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, which will roll out over the coming days/weeks.




A list of all 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.


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


[$5000][1044570] High: Integer overflow in ICU. Reported by André Bargull on 2020-01-22
[N/A][1045931] High CVE-2020-6407: Out of bounds memory access in streams. Reported by Sergei Glazunov of Google Project Zero on 2020-01-27


This release also contains:
[N/A][1053604] High CVE-2020-6418: Type confusion in V8. Reported by Clement Lecigne of Google's Threat Analysis Group on 2020-02-18


Google is aware of reports that an exploit for CVE-2020-6418 exists in the wild.


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.






Krishna Govind
Google Chrome