Google close OpenSSL vulnerability in Android version Chrome – update




Google has this week an update for Chrome for Android rolled out, which the Internet giant a vulnerability that was closed by a leak in OpenSSL occur. By that bug a man-in-the-middle attack was possible.

New Google Chrome logo (120 pix) The attack worked only if the victim also uses OpenSSL and could only be implemented if both the server and the client vulnerable to the bug. Except users of the Android version of Chrome did those of other browsers including Chrome desktop version, nothing to fear. Namely that browsers use SSL / TLS library other than OpenSSL.

In the latest Chrome version except bugfixes also incorporated new features that are available for the mobile browser for several weeks. This allows users to Chrome 35 videos cast to Chrome Cast. During the test period, a few months back was missing while even YouTube support, but it is not clear whether Google has added this.

The latest Android version of Chrome also shows each time a tab is closed, a button at the bottom of the screen that closing the tab can be undone. This does Google respond to users who sometimes accidentally close a tab. In the desktop versions of browsers such as Chrome and Firefox this functionality has been around longer.

Furthermore, there is better support for HTML5 video built. These videos can now separate buttons also fullscreen and play. Subtitled

Update, 12:00 pm – At first it seemed that the cast to Cast Chrome is new, but this was partly due to the feedback does not have to be. The article has been written and now opens with the OpenSSL bug, which Google rolled out last weekend a bugfix.

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