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Google fixes 7 Chrome security holes just before CanSecWest
From: InfoSec News <alerts () infosecnews org>
Date: Thu, 13 Mar 2014 05:48:13 +0000 (UTC)


By Seth Rosenblatt
March 12, 2014

Google has fixed seven security flaws in Chrome, just a day before the annual, real-time hacking competitions Pwnium and Pwn2Own.

The new security update for Chrome on Windows, Mac, and Linux patched four flaws labeled as High, below the more important level of Critical; three flaws in its rendering engine V8; and updated its internal version of Flash Player.

Three High-level vulnerabilities were found by three independent researchers, who earned a total of $8,000 for their work. The last High-level vulnerability was discovered by Google employees, as were the V8 vulnerabilities.


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