Version 17.0.963.83 of the Chrome Web browser was recently released, patching nine security flaws, six of which are rated high severity.

"These include an integer issue in libpng (the official PNG reference library), a memory corruption problem in WebGL canvas handling and a cross-origin violation related to 'magic iframe,' as well as use-after-free errors in first-letter handling, CSS cross-fade handling and block splitting," The H Security reports.

"One medium-risk invalid read in the V8 JavaScript engine and two low-risk problems related to WebUI privileges and unpacked extension installation have also been fixed," the article states.

Go to "Chrome 17 update fixes high-risk vulnerabilities" to read the details.

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