Author Archives: Srinivas Sista

Stable Channel Update for Desktop

The Stable channel has been updated to 96.0.4664.93 for Windows, Mac and Linux which will roll out over the coming days/weeks. Extended stable channel has also been updated to 96.0.4664.93 for Windows and Mac which will roll out over the coming days/weeks

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

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


[$15000][1267661] High CVE-2021-4052: Use after free in web apps. Reported by Wei Yuan of MoyunSec VLab on 2021-11-07

[$10000][1267791] High CVE-2021-4053: Use after free in UI. Reported by Rox on 2021-11-08

[$5000][1239760] High CVE-2021-4054: Incorrect security UI in autofill. Reported by Alesandro Ortiz on 2021-08-13

[$1000][1266510] High CVE-2021-4055: Heap buffer overflow in extensions. Reported by Chen Rong on 2021-11-03

[$TBD][1260939] High CVE-2021-4056: Type Confusion in loader. Reported by @__R0ng of 360 Alpha Lab on 2021-10-18

[$TBD][1262183] High CVE-2021-4057: Use after free in file API. Reported by Sergei Glazunov of Google Project Zero on 2021-10-21

[$TBD][1267496] High CVE-2021-4058: Heap buffer overflow in ANGLE. Reported by Abraruddin Khan and Omair  on 2021-11-06

[$TBD][1270990] High CVE-2021-4059: Insufficient data validation in loader. Reported by Luan Herrera (@lbherrera_) on 2021-11-17

[$TBD][1271456] High CVE-2021-4061: Type Confusion in V8. Reported by Paolo Severini on 2021-11-18

[$TBD][1272403] High CVE-2021-4062: Heap buffer overflow in BFCache. Reported by Leecraso and Guang Gong of 360 Alpha Lab on 2021-11-22

[$TBD][1273176] High CVE-2021-4063: Use after free in developer tools. Reported by Abdulrahman Alqabandi, Microsoft Browser Vulnerability Research on 2021-11-23

[$TBD][1273197] High CVE-2021-4064: Use after free in screen capture. Reported by @ginggilBesel on 2021-11-23

[$TBD][1273674] High CVE-2021-4065: Use after free in autofill. Reported by 5n1p3r0010 on 2021-11-25

[$TBD][1274499] High CVE-2021-4066: Integer underflow in ANGLE. Reported by Jaehun Jeong(@n3sk) of Theori on 2021-11-29

[$TBD][1274641] High CVE-2021-4067: Use after free in window manager. Reported by @ginggilBesel on 2021-11-29

[$500][1265197] Low CVE-2021-4068: Insufficient validation of untrusted input in new tab page. Reported by NDevTK on 2021-10-31


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:

  • [1276568] Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives


Many of our security bugs are detected using AddressSanitizer, MemorySanitizer, UndefinedBehaviorSanitizer, Control Flow Integrity, libFuzzer, or AFL.


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

Dev Channel Update for Desktop

 The Dev channel has been updated to 98.0.4710.4 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.


Srinivas Sista

Google Chrome

Stable Channel Update for Desktop

The Chrome team is delighted to announce the promotion of Chrome 96 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chrome 96 is also promoted to our new extended stable channel for Windows and Mac. This will roll out over the coming days/weeks.

Chrome 96.0.4664.45 contains a number of fixes and improvements -- a list of changes is available in the log. Watch out for upcoming Chrome and Chromium blog posts about new features and big efforts delivered in 96.

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

[$7500][1254189] High CVE-2021-38007: Type Confusion in V8. Reported by Polaris Feng and SGFvamll at Singular Security Lab on 2021-09-29

[$7500][1263620] High CVE-2021-38008: Use after free in media. Reported by Marcin Towalski of Cisco Talos on 2021-10-26

[$2000][1260649] High CVE-2021-38009: Inappropriate implementation in cache. Reported by Luan Herrera (@lbherrera_) on 2021-10-16

[$TBD][1240593] High CVE-2021-38006: Use after free in storage foundation. Reported by Sergei Glazunov of Google Project Zero on 2021-08-17

[$TBD][1241091] High CVE-2021-38005: Use after free in loader. Reported by Sergei Glazunov of Google Project Zero on 2021-08-18

[$TBD][1264477] High CVE-2021-38010: Inappropriate implementation in service workers. Reported by Sergei Glazunov of Google Project Zero on 2021-10-28

[$TBD][1268274] High CVE-2021-38011: Use after free in storage foundation. Reported by Sergei Glazunov of Google Project Zero on 2021-11-09

[$15000][1262791] Medium CVE-2021-38012: Type Confusion in V8. Reported by Yonghwi Jin (@jinmo123) on 2021-10-24

[$10000][1242392] Medium CVE-2021-38013: Heap buffer overflow in fingerprint recognition. Reported by raven (@raid_akame) on 2021-08-23

[$5000][1248567] Medium CVE-2021-38014: Out of bounds write in Swiftshader. Reported by Atte Kettunen of OUSPG on 2021-09-10

[$3000][957553] Medium CVE-2021-38015: Inappropriate implementation in input. Reported by David Erceg on 2019-04-29

[$3000][1244289] Medium CVE-2021-38016: Insufficient policy enforcement in background fetch. Reported by Maurice Dauer  on 2021-08-28

[$2500][1256822] Medium CVE-2021-38017: Insufficient policy enforcement in iframe sandbox. Reported by NDevTK on 2021-10-05

[$2000][1197889] Medium CVE-2021-38018: Inappropriate implementation in navigation. Reported by Alesandro Ortiz on 2021-04-11

[$1000][1251179] Medium CVE-2021-38019: Insufficient policy enforcement in CORS. Reported by Maurice Dauer on 2021-09-20

[$1000][1259694] Medium CVE-2021-38020: Insufficient policy enforcement in contacts picker. Reported by Luan Herrera (@lbherrera_) on 2021-10-13

[$500][1233375] Medium CVE-2021-38021: Inappropriate implementation in referrer. Reported by Prakash (@1lastBr3ath) and Jun Kokatsu on 2021-07-27

[$TBD][1248862] Low CVE-2021-38022: Inappropriate implementation in WebAuthentication. Reported by Michal Kepkowski on 2021-09-13


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:

  • [1269629] Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives


Many of our security bugs are detected using AddressSanitizer, MemorySanitizer, UndefinedBehaviorSanitizer, Control Flow Integrity, libFuzzer, or AFL.


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.

Ben Mason
Google Chrome

Beta Channel Update for Desktop

 The Beta channel has been updated to 96.0.4664.45 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 issues, 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

Beta Channel Update for Desktop

The Beta channel has been updated to 96.0.4664.35 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 issues, 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

Beta Channel Update for Desktop

The Chrome team is excited to announce the promotion of Chrome 96 to the Beta channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chrome 96.0.4664.18 contains our usual under-the-hood performance and stability tweaks, but there are also some cool new features to explore - please head to the Chromium blog to learn more!



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 issues, 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 SistaGoogle Chrome

Dev Channel Update for Desktop

 The Dev channel has been updated to 96.0.4664.18 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.



Srinivas Sista

Google Chrome

Extended Stable Channel Update for Desktop

The Extended Stable channel has been updated to 94.0.4606.101 for Windows and Mac which will roll out over the coming days/weeks.

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

Dev Channel Update for Desktop

The Dev channel has been updated to 96.0.4664.9 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.



Srinivas Sista

Google Chrome

Dev Channel Update for Desktop

 The Dev channel has been updated to 96.0.4662.6 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.



Srinivas Sista

Google Chrome