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Google Chrome fixes serious vulnerabilities, thanks to bug fighters

The latest Google Chrome browser update comes with 33 vulnerability patches, including 13 that are high-severity. It’s all thanks to community contributors and bug fighters who submitted fixes for Chrome’s bug bounty program.

Many of the vulnerabilities fixed in this release were part of the browser’s engine Blink, but some of the more high-severity discoveries were for Chrome’s built-in PDF reader, PDFium.

This big rollout of bug fixes follows another busy month, where 48 vulnerabilities were patched in July alone. Some of the bug bounty contributors netted themselves quite a bit of cash too, up to $7,500 per cross-site scripting bug caught.