Chrome is receiving its second emergency patch this week. This patch includes security updates which address issues with the web browser.
This week’s patch includes fixes for a exploit that could allow remote attackers to execute unsafe operations in the browser. Another issue addressed in this patch is a potential issue that could influence the way thatCHROME updates the address book.
1. Chrome Fixes Some Browser Security vulnerabilities
If you’re an avid Chrome user, then you’re probably aware of the continuous security updates that the browser receives. Well, the most recent update has fixed some security vulnerabilities that had been discovered. These vulnerabilities could have allowed malicious attackers to carry out different attacks, such as cross-site scripting and PHP deserialization vulnerabilities. Thanks to this new update, these attacks should now be prevented.
The security fixes included:
- Fixed Chrome pop-up blocker bypass vulnerabilities
- Fixed Chrome HTTP authentication prompt spoofing vulnerability
- Updated V8 to the latest stable version in Chrome
These vulnerabilities were discovered by either Google’s own team of security researchers or independent researchers, and were tagged CRITICAL, which means they have the potential to create the most risks to users if exploited. Interestingly, Google even went ahead to reward some of those who reported the vulnerabilities as part of their bug bounty program. This goes to show Google’s commitment to keeping its users safe, and encourages others to report similar vulnerabilities in the future.
2. Google Releases Second Emergency Patch this Week
It’s been a busy week for Google as the tech giant releases its second emergency patch to fix critical vulnerabilities. Google’s Android Security Bulletin for October has highlighted a different exploit that could allow an attacker to take control of an Android mobile device or execute code remotely. This patch comes just a week after Google release its first emergency patch to fix another vulnerability that was actively being used in malicious attacks.
The new security patch, with a patch level of 2021-10-01, addresses multiple security vulnerabilities in the operating system. In total, the bulletin addresses 34 vulnerabilities, including 11 rated as critical, 20 rated as high severity, and three as moderate. Google encouraged users to update their devices to stay safe from cyber threats, emphasizing the importance of keeping the software on their devices up to date.
- Google’s second emergency patch released to fix critical vulnerabilities.
- Android Security Bulletin for October highlights a new exploit that can allow an attacker to take control of an Android device.
- Patch level 2021-10-01 addresses 11 critical, 20 high, and three moderate security vulnerabilities.
- Total of 34 vulnerabilities addressed.
- Google encourages users to update their devices to stay safe from cyber threats.
The timely release of these emergency patches highlights Google’s commitment to keeping its users’ devices safe from cybercriminals. It’s crucial for users to follow Google’s recommendation to update their devices regularly to stay on top of cybersecurity threats. With vulnerabilities being discovered constantly, it’s essential that software is kept up to date, and security patches are applied without delay.
3. New Chrome patches some security issues
The latest version of Google Chrome comes with new patches for some of the critical security issues that have been affecting the web browser. With this release, several vulnerabilities have been fixed, including two high-risk security flaws that could have allowed hackers to exploit the browser and compromise the user’s information.
- The second security fix is related to the browser’s user interface and a vulnerability that could allow attackers to bypass the Chrome browser’s sandbox and access privileged information. This flaw could have allowed attackers to steal credentials and access sensitive data.
Google’s security team revealed that these vulnerabilities have not been exploited yet, but urged users to update their browsers immediately to prevent any potential threat. With these patches, Chrome continues to strengthen its security features and push towards a safer and more reliable browsing experience for its users.
Chrome gets its second emergency patch this week, this time with a new and surpriseful update. The patch changes everything from the home shell to the V# and S# processors, giving you the best of both worlds.
While I don’t think there’sliament isappers needed, I’m Will Iloka, you can almost feel the fast forward rolling as I speak. The fast forwardrolling is due to the new and unusual color scheme for chrome: #191919.
Anyway, #191919 is quite Patent Gazette formal, so I’ll stop for now and return to my now familiar sorrows.