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Chrome 80 Released with 56 Security Fixes

2 min. read
By Nils Macharis
chrome vulnaberility

⚡ TL;DR: Go Straight to the Chrome 80 Audit Report.

Google has released Chrome 80 on February 4th, 2020 to the Stable desktop channel for the Windows, macOS, Linux, Chrome OS, iOS, and Android platforms with bug fixes, new features, and 56 security fixes.

The Chrome 80 update comes with some major changes to how Google’s browser operates, such as a new cookie classification system, auto-upgraded mixed content, text URL fragments, hidden and contained notification popups, and more.

The highlight of the Google Chrome 80 version is the enforcing of a secure-by-default SameSite cookie classification system. First-party cookies match the domain of the site you’re currently visiting. Chrome is now restricting cookies to first-party access by default.


56 Security Vulnerabilities Fixed

The latest release fixes 56 security vulnerabilities in total. Below, we highlight high-severity fixes that were contributed by external researchers:

  • High – CVE-2020-6381: Integer overflow in JavaScript.
  • High – CVE-2020-6382: Type Confusion in JavaScript.
  • High – CVE-2019-18197: Multiple vulnerabilities in XML.
  • High – CVE-2019-19926: Inappropriate implementation in SQLite.
  • High – CVE-2020-6385: Insufficient policy enforcement in storage.
  • High – CVE-2019-19880: CVE-2019-19925: Multiple vulnerabilities in SQLite.
  • High – CVE-2020-6387: Out of bounds write in WebRTC.
  • High – CVE-2020-6388: Out of bounds memory access in WebAudio.
  • High – CVE-2020-6389: Out of bounds write in WebRTC.
  • High – CVE-2020-6390: Out of bounds memory access in streams.

Run the Chrome 80 Audit & Find Outdated Versions

If you currently have Google Chrome deployed on your workstations, it’s pretty critical that you update them at the earliest opportunity to ensure that you don’t fall prey to these vulnerabilities. Our Google Chrome 80 Vulnerability Audit Report can tell you in no time which devices have a vulnerable Chrome version in place and need to be patched.

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