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Critical Bug Combo in New Google Chrome 37 Stable Earns Researcher $30,000 (€22,750)

Critical Bug Combo in New Google Chrome 37 Stable Earns Researcher $30,000 (€22,750)

August 26, 2014

Google promoted its Chrome browser to a new stable revision, 37.0.2062.94, which integrates a total of 50 security fixes, and one of the bug hunters received a $30,000 / 22,750 reward for disclosing a combination of vulnerabilities that led to remote code execution outside the sandbox.The bug hunter, identified as lokihardt@asrt, found glitches in V8, Chromes JavaScript engine, the Inter-process Communication (IPC), the data synchronization component and extensions, which combined…