Users of Google Chrome are once again at risk because of a hackable vulnerability. As a result, the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), which is part of the IT ministry, has issued a critical warning to Google Chrome users in the country. It exposed various holes in the Google Chrome browser that may be exploited by hackers to get access to users’ devices.
Multiple holes have been found in Google Chrome that would allow an attacker to completely circumvent the system’s security measures.”These vulnerabilities exist in Google Chrome due to use after free in FedCM, SwiftShader, ANGLE, Blink, Sign-in Flow, Chrome OS Shell;
Heap buffer overflow in downloads; insufficient validation of untrusted input in intents; insufficient policy enforcement in Cookies; and inappropriate implementation in extensions API,” reads the most recent CERT-in warning of vulnerability note for Google Chrome for Desktop.
It went on to detail how a remote hacker may take advantage of the flaws by sending maliciously crafted queries to the vulnerable system. There is the active use of the CVE-2022-2856 flaw in the wild. Who is this going to have an impact on? Don’t miss a thing; familiarise yourself with every aspect of this.
Who Is Vulnerable to The Bug in Google Chrome?
Users of older versions of Google Chrome are safe from this critical flaw. A few users, however, are not so fortunate. This CERT-in recommendation states that users of Chrome versions prior to 104.0.5112.101 are the only ones who need to be concerned.
The Indian government has issued a warning to Chrome users, urging them to upgrade to the newest version, which addresses the problems and strengthens the browser’s security. Follow these easy steps to upgrade your Chrome browser.
How to Get the Most Recent Version of Chrome
- Launch the Chrome browser on your computer.
- In the top right corner of any web page, you’ll see a menu with options to customize your experience.
- Go ahead and adjust your preferences by selecting “Settings” now.
- If you go to Chrome’s Help menu and select “About Chrome,” your Google Chrome browser will update itself.