Google Chrome Vulnerabilities

Published On: February 7, 2024Categories: Cyber Alerts

In today’s SensCy Cyber Alert, your SensCy team recommends Google Chrome Browser users to install the new Chrome Version immediately.

The new update remediate two vulnerabilities that could allow for arbitrary code executions. Below are the systems affected

Chrome prior to 121.0.6167.160/161 for Windows Chrome prior to 121.0.6167.160 for Linux and Mac

CVE-2024-1284 is a High Severity vulnerability Use after free in Mojo.

CVE-2024-1283 is a High Severity vulnerability Heap buffer overflow in Skia.

According to the Center for Internet Security “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.”

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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