Google patches Chrome

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Google has plugged a hole in is Chrome browser to fix an issue that could have enabled an attacker to cause a browser crash and execute arbitrary code, according to a company blog post. Version 2.0.172.33, released Monday, is patched for the buffer overflow vulnerability, rated "critical" by Google and discovered internally. Chrome automatically updates itself and requires no user action. It has about a six percent share in the browser market. — DK
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