Google Releases Chrome 41 Stable with Over 50 Security Fixes
Google promotes Chrome 41 to the stable channel for GNU/Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Mac OS X operating systems
Google, through Penny MacNeil, was proud to announce on March 3, 2015, the immediate availability for download of the Google Chrome 41 multi-platform web browser, promoting version 41 from Beta to the Stable channel.
Google Chrome 41.0.2272.76 is now available for download on all supported platforms, including GNU/Linux, Microsoft Windows, and Mac OS X. This release brings a number of new extension APIs (Application Programming Interfaces), as well as some new apps APIs.
Additionally, the stable release of Google Chrome 41 comes with a wide range of under-the-hood improvements that promise to keep the performance and stability of the application to standard levels. Of course, over 50 security fixes have been implemented in the new release.
“The Chrome team is delighted to announce the promotion of Chrome 41 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. Chrome 41.0.2272.76 contains a number of fixes and improvements,” says Penny MacNeil from Google Chrome in the announcement.
Google Chrome 41 stable update includes 51 security fixes
Among the security vulnerabilities that have been addressed in Google Chrome 41, we can mention several out-of-bounds write fixes in skia filters and media, multiple vulnerabilities in the V8 engine, as well as a validation issue in the built-in debugger.
Furthermore, we can mention that Google Chrome 41.0.2272.76 fixes an integer overflow in WebGL, use-after-free issues in DOM (Document Object Model), GIF decoder, web databases, service workers, and V8 bindings, a cookie injection issue via proxies, and a type confusion problem in V8 bindings.
As usual, you can download Google Chrome 41 for Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X right now from Softpedia. The software is currently distributed as binary packages supporting both 32 and 64-bit computer platforms.