Urgent Chrome security update released to patch widely exploited 0-day

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The vulnerability (CVE-2021-37973) impacts 2 Billion Chrome users worldwide therefore update your browser right now to the latest version.

On Friday 24th, Google rolled out an urgent security update to patch a zero-day vulnerability in its Chrome web browser actively exploited in the wild. Google Threat Analysis Group’s Clément Lecigne reported the flaw.

Update your Chrome browser now

Chrome users must update the browser to the latest version for Windows, Mac, and Linux (94.0.4606.61). To upgrade, head to:

Settings Help About Google Chrome 

SEE: Google, Microsoft, Oracle generated most vulnerabilities in 2021

This update arrives just one day after Apple closed an actively exploited security vulnerability (CVE-2021-30869) identified in older versions of iOS and macOS.

About the Zero-Day

The vulnerability is tracked as CVE-2021-37973. It is a Use-After-Free flaw identified in Portals API, which is a web page navigation system that allows a page to display another page as an insert

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