Google has updated its Chrome browser to version 22.0.1229.79. This release includes, among other additional enhancements to Windows 8 and support for screens with higher pixel densities as Apple’s retina displays. In addition, the search stuffs Group 23 vulnerabilities in its browser. Of 15 vulnerabilities is the release notes , according from a “high” risk. An attacker could exploit the vulnerability to inject and execute arbitrary code within the sandbox of the browser.
The finders of vulnerabilities Google pays a reward of $ 24,500. Of that $ 15,000 to the security researcher Sergey Glazunov and $ 3,500 to Atte Kettunen from the University of Oulu in Finland. The amount of the premium paid is dependent on the severity of the vulnerabilities found.
Additional $ 5,000 received Eetu Luodemaa and Joni Vähämäki by the Finnish company Documill.They had reported a Google classified as critical vulnerability in the Windows kernel. “Sometimes we pay a special reward for bugs outside of Chrome, especially if the problem is very difficult, we are able to circumvent the problem partially,” says Google’s Chrome blog.
Users who have already installed Chrome will have the new version automatically via the integrated update function on your browser. Alternatively, the current edition of the Google Web site to download.