Google Chrome Zero-Day Cyber Alert

Published On: April 19, 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 Chrome released an out-of-band update to resolve a zero-day flaw
that is currently exploited in the wild. The vulnerability can be tracked as
CVE-2023-2033 and is described as a type confusion issue in the JavaScript
engine.

“Type confusion in V8 in Google Chrome prior to 112.0.5615.121 allowed a
remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML
page,” according to the NIST’s National Vulnerability Database (NVD).

 

Users are recommended to upgrade to version 112.0.5615.121 for Windows,
macOS, and Linux to mitigate potential threats.

 

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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