Google has already provided an update to address these issues, the company added.
Many tech and news websites have stated that the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), an agency of the Central Government’s IT Ministry, has issued an urgent warning to Chrome browser users. Google Chrome users should be aware that this is a “high severity” warning and that they must immediately upgrade their browser.
Google Chrome has been revealed to contain multiple vulnerabilities that may be exploited by a remote attacker to run arbitrary code on a victim’s computer. Hackers are said to be able to obtain personal information and also infect a targeted computer with software.
Google has already provided an update to address these issues, the company added. Google and the authorities have both advised users to download and install the newest version of the software. “External researchers” have identified 22 security patches in the newest release, according to the tech giant.
CERT-In has released a detailed advisory:
The Type Confusion in V8 in Google Chrome has resulted in a number of vulnerabilities, including those relating to web applications, UI, window manager, screen capture, file API, autofill, and developer tools.”
An incorrect UI for autofilling security information.
Add-ons (BFCache and ANGLE), Type Confusion in loader, Insufficient validation of untrusted input on the new tab page, and Heap Buffer Overflows in extensions were all found. By encouraging a victim to view a specially-crafted web page, an attacker might exploit these vulnerabilities from afar.” “A remote attacker may be able to execute arbitrary code on the targeted machine if these vulnerabilities are exploited,” the researchers said.
What is the procedure for updating the Google Chrome browser?
Chrome users will see an opportunity to download the current version of the browser at the top right of the screen. Simply clicking the “Update” button will allow them to update. There is no need to worry about it taking long. Are you ready to get started? Now is the time to protect your computer.