Edge 85.0.564.63 Security Update

Edge[German]Microsoft has updated the Chromium Edge Browser to version 85.0.564.63 as of September 23, 2020. This version fixes a number of critical vulnerabilities. The browser is based on Chromium version 85.0.4183.121 and should update automatically. According to ADV200002, the browser update fixes the following vulnerabilities rated as high: CVE-2020-15960, CVE-2020-15961, CVE-2020-15962, CVE-2020-15963, CVE-2020-15964, CVE-2020-15965, CVE-2020-15966. In this Techcommunity post, Microsoft announces the introduction of the Sleeping Tabs experiment to improve CPU and memory utilization in Microsoft Edge. The Google developers had removed a similar feature in Chrome 85 (see Chrome M85: RAM optimization removed in Windows 10 2004).


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