It was a busy week for Chrome after Google released Chrome 65 web browser for Linux, Windows, and Mac operating systems, Google also issued the updated version for Android devices as well.
Google Chrome 65 (65.0.3325.109) for Android is the first version of the Chromium-based web browser to come with a built-in ad-blocking feature that promises to fight malvertising by preventing websites with abusive ads from opening tabs or new windows.
That mobile version comes after Google moved the Chrome 65 web browser to the stable channel for all supported operating systems.
Google Chrome 65.0.3325.146 is now the latest stable version of the Chromium-based web browser, and it introduces two new APIs (Application Programming Interfaces) for web developers, namely CSS Paint API and ServerTiming API.
The new stable Chrome release also brings various other improvements to several of web browser’s components, including the Blink engine, as well as numerous security fixes.
“The Chrome team is delighted to announce the promotion of Chrome 65 to the stable channel for Windows, Mac and Linux. This will roll out over the coming days/weeks. Chrome 65.0.3325.146 contains a number of fixes and improvements,” said Krishna Govind. “This update includes 45 security fixes.”
Among the security fixes included in the Google Chrome 65 release are two use after free vulnerabilities in Adobe Flash Player, a use after free vulnerability in the Blink engine, a race condition, an integer overflow and a type confusion in the V8 engine, along with a heap buffer overflow and a buffer overflow in Skia.