Google Releases Security Update to Patch Actively Exploited Chrome Vulnerability
The issue was first reported to Google by Clement Lecigne of Google’s Threat Analysis Group on June 1, 2023. Based on the severity of the bug and the fact that it is being exploited, Google moved quickly to fix the issue by releasing a patch that effectively mitigates the vulnerability.
Type confusion bugs are often serious security vulnerabilities that can enable a malicious attacker to execute arbitrary code remotely on a targeted computer system. This type of attack is widely used by hackers to take control of systems and install malware.
Google advised users to update their browser as soon as possible to the latest version, which includes the security patch. Users can check if they are running the latest version by going to the Settings tab and clicking on About Google Chrome.
In the past, Google has been lauded for its quick response to security vulnerabilities in Chrome. The company’s transparency in disclosing vulnerabilities and releasing patches in a timely manner has been critical in protecting the millions of users of the popular web browser. The company’s latest patch for CVE-2023-3079 is another example of its commitment to security and privacy.Original Article: https://thehackernews.com/2023/06/zero-day-alert-google-issues-patch-for.html