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Multiple Chrome Stable Updates Land Today

Both Chrome and Chrome OS has been updated in the stable channel today, resolving several security and stability issues. 

Chrome has been updated to 27.0.1453.116 for Windows, Mac and Linux.

The security fix included in this release concerns the potential for clickjacking in the Flash plug-in.

This release also has fixes to the following issues:

  • Multiple flash movies on one page not playing
  • Arc rendering bug in canvas
  • Select box with Multiple option fires Onchange event on scroll

Finally, the minimum requirements of Linux has been updated, which is as follows:

  • Ubuntu 12.04+
  • Debian 7+
  • OpenSuSE 12.2+
  • Fedora Linux 17+

Chrome OS

Chrome OS Stable – version 27.0.1453.116 – has also been updated with the same security fix that above.

The bundled flash plugin has been updated to 11.7.700.225-r4 and there is a firmware update for Chromebook Acer C7.

Users will be receiving updates to Chrome and Chrome OS over the next several days.

  • M4rduk

    On Linux, yesterday I got 28.0.1500.45.

    • http://RicardoFeliciano.me/ Ricardo N Feliciano

      Yup, Linux got updated first straight to v28.

  • Andrew Mezzi

    Is there any way to force an update on my Samsung Chromebook?

    • odemata

      You could try hitting the refresh button on the setting/help section. Had to do that with my Acer and it took days before I was even able to receive ver. 27. I guess like an OTA it just takes time before you’ll get the update with no real known way to absolutely force update.

    • kristo

      Also you probably have to connect to a ‘real’ wifi: I was on tethering from my mobile this week but only today as I connected to a ‘real’ wifi the update came immediately and by itself.

  • Lou G

    FINALLY my samsung chromebook (the arm based one) is getting an update. WOO-HOO!