Google Chrome Vulnerabilities

Published On: May 9, 2024Categories: Cyber Alerts

In today’s SensCy Cyber Alert, your SensCy team recommends Google Chrome Browser users to install the new Chrome Version 124 immediately. The new update patches two security issues

The two vulnerabilities can be tracked as CVE-2024-4558, a use after free in Angle. And CVE-2024-4559, a heap buffer overflow in WebAudio. Successful  exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow for arbitrary code execution in the context of the logged on user. Depending on the privileges associated with the user an attacker could then install programs; view, change, or delete data; or create new accounts with full user rights.

Below are the new available updates:
Chrome 124.0.6367.155/.156 for Windows and macOS
Chrome 124.0.6367.155 for Linux.

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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