Google Chrome Zero-Day Bug with Exploit in the Wild Gets A Patch
If you’re a Google Chrome user, you should update your browser immediately. Google released a software update to the browsers that patches two zero-day vulnerabilities to the browser that could potentially allow the browser to be hijacked by hackers.
Users of Google’s Chrome web browser are being urged to install the latest version immediately to patch two security vulnerabilities.
What is Zero-Day Exploit?
A zero-day exploit is a cyber attack that occurs on the same day a weakness is discovered in software.
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What are Google Chrome Zero-Day vulnerabilities
One of the vulnerabilities affects Chrome’s audio component (CVE-2019-13720) while the other resides in the PDFium (CVE-2019-13721) library.
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As the National Cyber Security website reports, the two high severity vulnerabilities are known as CVE-2019-13720 and CVE-2019-13721 and classed as “use-after-free” vulnerabilities.
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This means vulnerabilities allow hackers to access your browser and other files on your system.
How to update google chrome Browser to tackle Zero-Day Exploit
Update your Google Chrome browser to the latest version to Handel security threats from Zero-day exploit.
Here is a simple guide to update Google Chrome Browser.
Step 1: Open your Browser
Step 2: Click on 3 Dots : on top right corner.
Step 3: Scroll down, you will see “Help”
Step 4: Under Help,> Click on “About Google Chrome”
Step 5: Your browser will check for updates.
Step 6: Update the chrome browser and relaunch your browser.
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