Monday 20 May 2024, Poradnik bezpieczeństwa

Google Chrome with a zero-day vulnerability


The fifth zero-day vulnerability this year, CVE-2024-4671, has been discovered in Google Chrome. This vulnerability, related to the browser's visual component, causes a "use after free" error, which may lead to random code execution or a crash. Google has already released a patch for Windows, Linux and Mac. However, the company hasn't shared much details about it, it will only do so once most users update their browsers. The update number is 124.0.6367.201 for Linux and Mac and 124.0.6367.202 for Windows.

Users are advised to check whether their browser has been updated by going to the Chrome About tab.