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Emergency update fixes Chrome actively exploited vulnerability

Emergency update fixes Chrome actively exploited vulnerability


Web browser developers Chrome An emergency update of the desktop version of the program was introduced. The update closes a relatively new vulnerability that is already being exploited. Users must install the update directly.

Like Google in one Blog entry He writes, the vulnerability is a bug in the V8 JavaScript engine. Shuffling the data type can result in access outside the intended memory area. This gives attackers the opportunity to inject and execute malicious code through a website. The error has been classified as a serious security issue.
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The gap may also affect Edge

Attackers have already managed to exploit the vulnerability known as CVE-2022-3723. An exploit that targets the vulnerability appears in the wild. The vulnerability was discovered on October 25 and is now closed after a few days. Since the affected JavaScript engine is also used in other Chromium applications, it can be assumed that the patch will also be made available for Edge soon.

In most cases, the update will be downloaded automatically. To install the emergency update manually, you must open your browser settings. The download option can be found under the “About Chrome” menu item. After the patch is fully loaded, the program must be restarted. 107.0.5304.88 is now displayed as the version number.

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