Google this week released security updates to address a dozen vulnerabilities in its Chrome browser for desktops including an actively exploited high-severity zero-day flaw in the wild.
The actively exploited flaw, tracked as CVE-2022-2856, is an Insufficient validation of untrusted input in Intents. The flaw was discovered by Ashley Shen and Christian Resell of Google Threat Analysis Group on 19 July 2022.
“Google is aware that an exploit for CVE-2022-2856 exists in the wild.” reads the advisory published by Google.
Google did not share technical details about the issue to prevent further exploitation in the wild.
The IT giant also fixed a critical issue, tracked as CVE-2022-2852, which is use after free in FedCM. This issue was reported by Google Project Zero researcher Sergei Glazunov on August 2, 2022.
Below is the list of the other issues addressed by the company:
Users should update to version 104.0.5112.101 for macOS and Linux and 104.0.5112.102/101 for Windows.
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(SecurityAffairs – hacking, Chrome)