September 26, 2022

TheCyberThrone

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Google Chrome Sixth Zero Day of 2022 Addressed

Google has addressed a critical security vulnerability in the Chrome web browser that it being actively exploited in the wild.

Tracked as CVE-2022-3075, an insufficient data validation, which refers to a collection of runtime libraries that provide a platform-agnostic mechanism for inter-process communication.

As usual, Google said its aware of reports that an exploit for CVE-2022-3075 exists in the wild, without delving into additional specifics about the nature of the attacks to prevent additional threat actors from taking advantage of the flaw.

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The fix marks the sixth zero-day vulnerability in Chrome that Google has resolved since the start of the year –

  • CVE-2022-0609 – Use-after-free in Animation
  • CVE-2022-1096 – Type confusion in V8
  • CVE-2022-1364 – Type confusion in V8
  • CVE-2022-2294 – Heap buffer overflow in WebRTC
  • CVE-2022-2856 – Insufficient validation of untrusted input in Intents

Google urges to upgrade to 105.0.5195.102 version for Windows, macOS, and Linux. 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.

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