One Critical, Four High-Risk Vulnerabilities Fixed in Chrome 28
Andrey Labunets has been rewarded with $21,500 (€16,825)
On the other hand, the largest amount of money has been given to Andrey Labunets. Labunets has identified a high-impact flaw described as “confusion setting up sign-in and sync.”
He has also discovered a medium-severity “incorrect sync of NPAPI extension component.” Google has been impressed by the combination of the two issues, so the company rewarded the researcher with $21,500 (€16,825).
Other high-severity vulnerabilities – a use-after-free in input handling, and a use-after-free in resource loading – have been identified by miaubiz. The expert has been rewarded with a total of $3,000 (€2,347).
The Chrome team’s internal security work has led to the discovery of various issues (CVE-2013-2880) that have been catalogued as being high-risk.
In addition, seven medium- and three low-impact security holes have been addressed in Chrome 28. One of the low-impact issues affects only Macs.
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Google fixes several vulnerabilities in Chrome 28
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