Government Warns Against High Severity Vulnerable Chrome
According to the cyber security team, a variety of vulnerabilities within Google Chrome have indeed been discovered, which might permit remote attackers to execute code over a target device.
Chrome contains several security flaws which have been classified as “high severity.” This is among the most widely used browsers worldwide. According to a survey, Chrome accounts for 63% of internet usage.
Chrome users have been issued a strong warning by the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In). CERT-In is a government organization that deals with cyber security issues. Several “high severity” vulnerabilities have purportedly been discovered in the browser. The firm’s report also offers a solution to this problem.
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Chrome is among the most widely used browsers worldwide. This browser is widely used because it is compatible with all Android devices.
According to the research, Google Chrome has a variety of vulnerabilities that might permit a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code over a targeted system. According to the referenced source, if a hacker successfully exploits the flaws, Chrome users may suffer severe consequences.
“The vulnerabilities exist in Google Chrome due to the “use after free in Safe Browsing, Reader Mode, Web Search, Thumbnail Tab Strip, Screen Capture, Window Dialog, Payments, Extensions, Accessibility and Cast; Heap buffer overflow in ANGLE; Inappropriate implementation in Full-Screen Mode, Scroll, Extensions Platform, and Pointer Lock; Type Confusion in V8; Policy bypass in COOP and Out of bounds memory access in V8,” the report stated.
Users need not be concerned because Google already has released an upgrade, as well as the alert is just for individuals who still use versions of Google Chrome earlier than 98.0.4758.80.
Chrome 98.0.4758.80/81/82, which features a variety of updates and improvements, was recently launched for Windows with 98.0.4758.80 for Mac and Linux users. The latest update addresses 27 security issues, including the aforementioned flaws, according to the Chrome team. According to cyber security experts, users should avoid using outdated versions of Chrome.
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