Earlier this week Google released an update for Google Chrome bringing it to version 50.0.2661.94. This updated version resolves 9 security issues assigned to 7x CVE numbers (defined). The severity levels of these issues are detailed below:
- 4x high severity
- 2x medium severity
- 1x remaining uncategorized issue
Google Chrome updates automatically and will apply the update the next time Chrome is closed and then re-opened. Chrome can also be updated immediately by clicking the Options button (it looks like 3 stacked small horizontal lines, sometimes called a “hamburger” button) in the upper right corner of the window and choosing “About Google Chrome” from the menu. Follow the prompt to Re-launch Chrome for the update to take effect.
As always full details of the update were made available by Google in a blog post. If you use Google Chrome as your web browser, please consider updating it as soon as possible. Thank you.