Google Chrome 116 Update

Published On: August 23, 2023Categories: Cyber Alerts

In today’s SensCy Cyber Alert, your SensCy team recommends Google Chrome Browser users to install the new Chrome Version immediately.
Google announced a new update for Chrome 116, resolving 5 vulnerabilities related to memory safety, including 4 high severity. All vulnerabilities were found by external researchers as part of a bug bounty program.

The most severe vulnerabilities is CVE-2023-4430, a use-after-free flaw in the Vulkan, a cross-platform for 3D graphics..

The next high issue vulnerability is another use-after-free vulnerability in Loader component, tracked as CVE-2023-4429.
Google did not mention if these vulnerabilities were being exploited in attacks.

Here are the following versions after the update:

Chrome for Linux and Mac: 116.0.5845.110
Chrome for Windows: 116.0.5845.110/.111

How to check for new updates:

For new Google Chrome updates, follow these steps:
1). On your computer, open Chrome
2). At the top right, click the ellipsis
3). Click Help and then About Google Chrome
4). Click Update Google Chrome

Important: If your Chrome browser is up-to-date, you will see a blue check mark and the words “Chrome is up to date.”

If you need additional assistance, use this Google Chrome link

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