Google Chrome Changelog

New in version 39.0.2171.95

December 9th, 2014
  • This release contains an update for Adobe Flash as well as a number of other fixes.

New in version 39.0.2171.71 (November 25th, 2014)

  • This release contains an update for Adobe Flash as well as a number of other fixes.

New in version 40.0.2214.10 Beta (November 21st, 2014)

  • Profile Lock, which introduces the ability to "child lock" signed-in profiles.
  • New Tabs Page Suggestions, which tries to determine which sites you'd like to visit depending on the the time and day.
  • New crash recovery UI.

New in version 39.0.2171.65 (November 18th, 2014)

  • New Features:
  • 64-bit support for Mac
  • A number of new apps/extension APIs
  • Lots of under the hood changes for stability and performance
  • Security Fixes:
  • High CVE-2014-7899: Address bar spoofing.
  • High CVE-2014-7900: Use-after-free in pdfium.
  • High CVE-2014-7901: Integer overflow in pdfium.
  • High CVE-2014-7902: Use-after-free in pdfium.
  • High CVE-2014-7903: Buffer overflow in pdfium.
  • High CVE-2014-7904: Buffer overflow in Skia.
  • High CVE-2014-7905: Flaw allowing navigation to intents that do not have the BROWSABLE category.
  • High CVE-2014-7906: Use-after-free in pepper plugins.
  • High CVE-2014-0574: Double-free in Flash.
  • High CVE-2014-7907: Use-after-free in blink.
  • High CVE-2014-7908: Integer overflow in media.
  • Medium CVE-2014-7909: Uninitialized memory read in Skia.

New in version 38.0.2125.101 (October 8th, 2014)

  • A number of new apps/extension APIs
  • Lots of under the hood changes for stability and performance

New in version 38.0.2125.58 Beta (September 11th, 2014)

  • With this release Chrome Mac is 32-bit and will continue to be 32-bit when Chrome 38 goes to stable. With the release of Chrome 39, we will be moving Mac to 64-bit and will no longer support 32-bit NPAPI plugins.

New in version 37.0.2062.120 (September 9th, 2014)

  • This release contains an update for Adobe Flash as well as a number of other fixes.
  • This update includes 4 security fixes.

New in version 38.0.2125.24 Beta (August 29th, 2014)

  • New experimental user switching design which makes changing profiles and into incognito mode simpler.
  • A new experimental Guest mode.
  • Experimental UI for Chrome supervised users.
  • Lots of under the hood changes for stability and performance.

New in version 37.0.2062.94 (August 26th, 2014)

  • DirectWrite support on Windows for improved font rendering
  • A number of new apps/extension APIs
  • Lots of under the hood changes for stability and performance
  • This update includes 50 security fixes. Below, we highlight fixes that were either contributed by external researchers or particularly interesting:
  • [$30000][386988] Critical CVE-2014-3176, CVE-2014-3177: A special reward to lokihardt@asrt for a combination of bugs in V8, IPC, sync, and extensions that can lead to remote code execution outside of the sandbox.
  • [$2000][369860] High CVE-2014-3168: Use-after-free in SVG. Credit to cloudfuzzer.
  • [$2000][387389] High CVE-2014-3169: Use-after-free in DOM. Credit to Andrzej Dyjak.
  • [$1000][390624] High CVE-2014-3170: Extension permission dialog spoofing. Credit to Rob Wu.
  • [$4000][390928] High CVE-2014-3171: Use-after-free in bindings. Credit to cloudfuzzer.
  • [$1500][367567] Medium CVE-2014-3172: Issue related to extension debugging. Credit to Eli Grey.
  • [$2000][376951] Medium CVE-2014-3173: Uninitialized memory read in WebGL. Credit to jmuizelaar.
  • [$500][389219] Medium CVE-2014-3174: Uninitialized memory read in Web Audio. Credit to Atte Kettunen from OUSPG.