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Google has pushed out a patch for two severe vulns found in its Chrome browser.

Mountain View released Chrome 2.0.172.43 yesterday that fixes an attack on Google's V8 JavaScript engine.

Mozilla security wonks spotted the Chrome security flaw in V8. It could have allowed an attacker to gain access to sensitive information, by running arbitrary code via a website loaded with malicious JavaScript, said Google.

The patch additionally closes a security hole on pages carrying XML-encoded information that could cause a browser tab to crash, allowing an attacker to run arbitrary code within the sandbox.

The company's engineering program manager Jonathan Conradt noted in a blog post that details of the vulns won't be released by Google until "a majority of users are up to date with the fix."

Additionally the patch fixes a medium-rated flaw in the browser. ®

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