Chrome 65 Patches 45 Vulnerabilities


Released in the stable channel this week, Chrome 65 brings 45 security fixes, including 27 patches for vulnerabilities discovered by external researchers. The browser also includes an updated JavaScript engine, namely V8 version 6.5. Announced in early February and initially made available in Chrome 65 Beta, the new V8 engine includes an untrusted code mode meant to mitigate the latest speculative side-channel attack called Spectre. The 27 vulnerabilities reported by researchers include 9 security flaws assessed with a High severity rating, 15 bugs considered Medium risk, and 3 issues with a Low severity rating.

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