Google has just updated the stable version of the company's Google Chrome web browser. The release includes both feature additions and security fixes. The security fixes alone make it a recommended update for all Google Chrome stable users.
A total of nine security vulnerabilities have been fixed in Google Chrome 9.0.597.84 of which one received a critical vulnerability rating, the highest possible rating. Two vulnerabilities were rated as high and six as low. Two of the vulnerabilities are only affecting Apple Mac systems, the remaining seven all supported operating systems.
Consult the listing below for an overview (via):
The Google Chrome blog details the new features that have been added to the stable channel:
Google Chrome stable users can update the browser from within. They need to click on the wrench icon in the address bar and select About Google Chrome from the available options.
New users should consult our Where Can I Download The Different Google Chrome Builds? guide.Advertisement
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