The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) issued a ‘high severity’ warning for Google Chrome Internet browser users.
As per the advisory, several vulnerabilities were found in the Google Chrome browser which could be exploited by a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the targeted system.
Google has already released a fix for these vulnerabilities in its latest software update for Chrome, and Google Chrome users are strongly advised to upgrade to the latest version soon.
According to Google, 22 types of security fixes have been provided in the latest Chrome browser, which improves user privacy.
The government notice as well as Google advised Chrome users to update to the latest version. Google recently updated Chrome’s stable channel to 96.0.4664.93 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, which is available to all users.
In an advisory, CERT-In said: âMultiple vulnerabilities exist in Google Chrome due to type confusion in V8; Free to use in web apps, UI, window manager, screenshot, file API, autofill, and developer tools; Incorrect security UI in autofill; Buffer overflow in extensions, BFCache and ANGLE; Confusion of guy in the feeder; Insufficient data validation in the charger; Integer overflow in ANGLE and insufficient validation of unreliable entry on new tab page. “
You can check the update available on Chrome and update it by clicking on the three vertical dots at the top right of the page. Click on the About Chrome option and it will be updated.
The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team is an office of the Department of Electronics and Information Technology of the Government of India.
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