Author Archives: Srinivas Sista

Dev Channel Update for Desktop

The Dev channel has been updated to 85.0.4183.38 for Windows & Mac. Linux push coming soon.
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.
Google Chrome
Srinivas Sista

Dev Channel Update for Desktop

The Dev channel has been updated to 85.0.4183.26 for Windows, Mac, & Linux platforms.
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.
Google Chrome
Srinivas Sista

Dev Channel Update for Desktop

The Dev channel has been updated to 85.0.4183.15/.16 for Windows & Mac, & 85.0.4183.15 for Linux platforms.
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.
Google Chrome
Srinivas Sista

Dev Channel Update for Desktop

The Dev channel has been updated to 85.0.4181.8/.9 for Windows & Mac, & 85.0.4181.8 for Linux platforms.
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.
Google Chrome
Srinivas Sista

Stable Channel Update for Desktop

The stable channel has been updated to 83.0.4103.116 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, which will roll out over the coming days/weeks.

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

[$TBD][1092308] High CVE-2020-6509: Use after free in extensions. Reported by Anonymous on 2020-06-08


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.

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



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.



Srinivas Sista
Google Chrome

Dev Channel Update for Desktop

The Dev channel has been updated to 85.0.4173.0/.2 for Windows & Mac, & 85.0.4173.0 for Linux platforms.
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.
Google Chrome
Srinivas Sista

Stable Channel Update for Desktop

The stable channel has been updated to 83.0.4103.106 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, which will roll out over the coming days/weeks


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.

[$15000][1081350] High CVE-2020-6505: Use after free in speech. Reported by Khalil Zhani on 2020-05-11
[$15000][1083819] High CVE-2020-6506: Insufficient policy enforcement in WebView. Reported by Alesandro Ortiz on 2020-05-18
[$N/A][1086890] High CVE-2020-6507: Out of bounds write in V8. Reported by Sergei Glazunov of Google Project Zero on 2020-05-27
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:
  • [1084009] Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiative.
Many of our security bugs are detected using AddressSanitizer, MemorySanitizer, UndefinedBehaviorSanitizer, Control Flow Integrity, libFuzzer, or AFL.
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.
Srinivas Sista
Google Chrome

Dev Channel Update for Desktop

The Dev channel has been updated to 85.0.4168.2/.3 for Windows, Mac and 85.0.4168.2 for Linux platforms.
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.
Google Chrome
Srinivas Sista

Dev Channel Update for Desktop

The Dev channel has been updated to 85.0.4164.2/.4 for Windows & 85.0.4164.2/.3 for Mac, & 85.0.4164.2 for Linux platforms.
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.
Google Chrome
Srinivas Sista

Stable Channel Update for Desktop

The stable channel has been updated to 83.0.4103.97 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, which will roll out over the coming days/weeks.



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

[$20000][1082105] High CVE-2020-6493: Use after free in WebAuthentication. Reported by Anonymous on 2020-05-13
[$7500][1083972] High CVE-2020-6494: Incorrect security UI in payments. Reported by Juho Nurminen on 2020-05-18
[$TBD][1072116] High CVE-2020-6495: Insufficient policy enforcement in developer tools. Reported by David Erceg on 2020-04-18
[$N/A][1085990] High CVE-2020-6496: Use after free in payments. Reported by Khalil Zhani on 2020-05-24


We also released these 2 security fixes in Chrome for IOS release (83.0.4103.88) . Below, we highlight fixes that were contributed by external researchers. Please see the Chrome Security Page for more information.

[$1500][1069246] Medium CVE-2020-6497: Insufficient policy enforcement in Omnibox. Reported by Rayyan Bijoora on 2020-04-08
[$500][1081081] Medium CVE-2020-6498: Incorrect security UI in progress display. Reported by Rayyan Bijoora on 2020-05-11

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.




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.


Srinivas Sista
Google Chrome