Chrome 78.0.3904.108 released

[German]Google released a security update for Chrome 78.0.3904.108 on November 18, 2019. This update patches 5 security vulnerabilities, two of which are critical and returns the context menu command ‘Close other tab’.


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Google will not disclose any details until the majority of users have installed this Chrome version. The release notes lists the following two critical vulnerabilities as fixed.

  • High CVE-2019-13723: Use-after-free in Bluetooth. Reported by Yuxiang Li (@Xbalien29) of Tencent Blade Team on 2019-11-13
  • High CVE-2019-13724: Out-of-bounds access in Bluetooth. Reported by Yuxiang Li (@Xbalien29) of Tencent Blade Team on 2019-11-13

Google also states that the new version includes several fixes for vulnerabilities found during internal audits or other initiatives. In this release of the browser, Google has again included the (meanwhile removed) function ‘Close other tab’ in the context menu of a tab (see here).

Chrome version 78.0.3904.108 is available for Windows, Mac and Linux and will be rolled out to the systems in the next few days via the automatic update function. You can download it here.


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