Google Chrome Update Fixes Another Security Vulnerability

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Popular chromium-based browser, Google Chrome, has rolled out a new version, 108.0.5359.94/.95, for Windows, Mac, and Linux to address a high-security vulnerability.

In 2022, Google patched the ninth zero-day vulnerability exploited in the wild.

On Friday, Google published a security advisory stating that Google is aware of reports that an exploit for CVE-2022-4262 exists in the wild.

As per Google’s announcement, it has begun rolling out updates for its users and is expected to make the update available to all users in the coming weeks.

Meanwhile, users can look for the new updates by heading to the Chrome menu > Help > About Google Chrome.

Users may have to restart their browser for the update to apply.

With a high severity score, the zero-day vulnerability tracked as CVE-2022-4262 was discovered in the Chrome V8 JavaScript engine.

Most threat actors exploit type confusion security flaws for arbitrary code execution. While Google acknowledged the attack exploiting in the wild, the company didn’t offer any details of the incidents.

Google said that access to links would be restricted until they roll out the security patches to everyone.

Google believes the move will buy Google Chrome users more time to upgrade their browsers and avoid exploitation attempts until any details are released on the internet.

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