Google Chrome Zero-Day

Published On: June 6, 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-2023-3079 and is described as a type confusion issue in the JavaScript engine.

“Type confusion in V8 in Google Chrome prior to 114.0.5735.110 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 114.0.5735.110 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.”

You can also paste (chrome://settings/help) into your browser’s address bar to access this menu.

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