Google Chrome needs to be updated after a major bug

Google Chrome under threat of failure

Browser Google Chromeused by more than 3 billion people worldwide, comes from deliver Chrome version 100.0.4896.127 to fix a vulnerability of the type 0-day major that can be used for different types of attacks. The code for this fault is CVE-2022-1364.

Although there are no specific details of CRYPTOCURRENCIES has not been revealed, remains however It is highly recommended to opt for maximum security.so make sure to apply this update as soon as possible.

The flaw, discovered by a member of the Google Threat Analysis Group on April 13, is of concern. the JavaScript V8 engine and therefore could concern all browsers built around Chromium. This includes but is not limited to Microsoft Edge, who confirmed this informationbut also Opera or Brave.

This flaw is actively exploitedalso, We strongly recommend that you update your browser as long as it’s based on Chromium.

To update Google Chrome, simply type ” chrome://settings/help in the search bar. An update starts automatically and updates to the latest version if necessary. Then check that you have the version 100.0.4896.127.

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It should be noted that the details related to the flaw, its exploitation level, as well as the correction methods are generally kept confidential by Google. The latter are, most of the time, revealed several weeks after the emergency updates. until most users have made the switch to the latest version.

Since the V8 JavaScript engine has a large number of users, it is a prime target for different types of attacks. A defect of the type ” confusion “, like the one we are talking about today, allows the exploitation of read-write memory and opens the way for hackers to apply arbitrary code.

This is the third type defect 0-day from early 2022 for Chrome. In fact, the CVE-2022-0609 and CVE-2022-1096 vulnerabilities were patched on February 14 and March 25, respectively.

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Source : Google

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