Google has released emergency patches to address two security issues in its Chrome web browser, one of which it says is being actively exploited in the wild.
With the latest fix, Google has patched a total of three zero-day vulnerabilities in Chrome since the start of the year. It’s also the second type confusion-related bug in V8 to be squashed in less than a month –
- CVE-2022-0609 – Use-after-free in Animation
- CVE-2022-1096 – Type confusion in V8
Its recommended to update 100.0.4896.127 version for Windows, Mac and Linux to thwart potential threats. Users of Chromium-based browsers such as Microsoft Edge, Brave, Opera, and Vivaldi are also advised to apply the fixes as and when they become available.