back to article Google splats 21 bugs in Chrome 54 patch run

Google has patched 21 bugs in its Chrome web browser, closing six high-severity holes along the way. Mountain View paid US$29,133 for the bugs including a top pay out of US$7500 (CVE-2016-5181) for a universal cross-site scripting hole in Blink, and US$5500 (CVE-2016-5182) for a heap overflow in the same web browser engine. …

  1. AndrueC Silver badge

    An option to increase the font size of the Omnibox would be nice. My poor ol' ageing eyes are struggling a bit with it now.

  2. Valarian

    Backspace Binding

    Have they either reinstated the default binding of the Backspace key to 'Previous Page' or allowed a configuration override to do so yet?


    Sticking with Firefox then.

  3. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward

    Dunno why but I don't allow Chrome auto-update

    yet when I try

    $ wget

    I always get 'unable to connect securely' use `--no-check-certificate'

    there is a cert around as

    $ openssl s_client -connect -debug

    gives it, but I haven't yet persuaded security to triumph over useabilty in my CLI adventures

  4. Anonymous Coward
    Anonymous Coward


    The favouritism of this evil company is incredible.

    If Microsoft or Adobe were to release this many patches at once FOR ONE APPLICATION ONLY, there would be the inevitable shitstorm, but because it's Google it's perfectly fine....

  5. Mikel

    Oh the horror!

    No, wait. The other thing.

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