04.17.2023

Google Chrome Vulnerability Under Active Exploit

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Date of Notice: 04/17/2023

Action Level - Critical

Description

Google has released an out of band update to address a high severity vulnerability in Chrome. If exploited, this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. Google is reporting that an exploit for this vulnerability exists in the wild, and recommends updating to a fixed release as soon as possible.

Affected Versions

  • Google Chrome for Windows, Mac, and Linux
  • Versions prior to 112.0.5615.121

Attack Vector

A remote attacker with the ability to craft a HTML page

Attack Feasibility 

An exploit currently exists in the wild.

Remediation

Update to a fixed release.

Vendor Resources

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2023/04/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_14.html

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