Stable Channel Update

The stable channel has been updated to 49.0.2623.87 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

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 that were contributed by external researchers. Please see the Chromium security page for more information.

[$5000][589838] High CVE-2016-1643: Type confusion in Blink. Credit to cloudfuzzer.
[$3500][590620] High CVE-2016-1644: Use-after-free in Blink. Credit to Atte Kettunen of OUSPG.
[587227] High CVE-2016-1645: Out-of-bounds write in PDFium. Credit to anonymous working with HP's Zero Day Initiative.

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

A 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
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