Warning! Update your Google Chrome browser immediately

According to the latest development, the IT department, the Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-In) to be specific, has issued an urgent warning for Google Chrome browser users. It should be noted that this is a “high severity” warning and Google Chrome users should update the browser immediately. Also Read: Microsoft Releases Teams Update On Android To Fix 911 Call Error

Warning for Google Chrome users

According to the advisory, several vulnerabilities have been found in the Google Chrome browser that could be exploited by a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system. Attackers are said to be able to access personal data and also inject malware to snoop on a target PC. Also Read: Google Offers YouTube Premium Subscribers Free Access To PC Game Pass, But There’s A Catch

Google acted quickly and has already released an update to correct these vulnerabilities. Both the government and Google have urged users to install the latest software update. The tech giant said the latest update consists of 22 security fixes, most of which were highlighted by “outside researchers.” Also read: Google extends the term of the billing policy of the Play Store in India until October 2022

In an advisory, CERT-In said, “There are multiple vulnerabilities in Google Chrome due to Type Confusion in V8; Use it later for free in web applications, UI, window manager, screenshot, file API, autocomplete and developer tools; Bad security UI on autocomplete; Stack buffer overflow in extensions, BFCache, and ANGLE; Confusion type in loader; Insufficient data validation in loader; Integer overflow in ANGLE and insufficient validation of untrusted input on page new tab “.

“A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by luring the victim to visit a specially crafted web page. Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system, ”CERT-In added.

How to install the update

To download the latest version of the browser, Chrome users will get the update option in the upper right corner of the screen. They just have to click on the “Update” option to update to the next version. It will take a few seconds.

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