Google urgently updated Chrome the browser allowed hackers to
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Google urgently updated Chrome – the browser allowed hackers to break out of the sandbox

Google in an emergency updated Chrome browser due to a vulnerability found in it – it was associated with it “GPU Buffer Overflow”. The developer also emphasized that the vulnerability was exploited by attackers.

    Image source: google.com

Image source: google.com

The issue became public on November 22 and was discovered by Clement Lecigne, an expert in Google’s Threat Analysis Group. A number has been assigned to the vulnerability CVE-2022-4135, and is missing in the new browser versions 107.0.5304.121 for Mac and Linux and 107.0.5304.121/.122 for Windows. The company declined to release details about the bug until the vast majority of users have installed an updated version of the browser.

However, the NIST database has a more detailed description of the problem: “Buffer overflow in GPU via Google Chrome [версий] on 107.0.5304.121 potentially allowed a remote attacker who compromised the rendering process to exit the sandbox using a crafted HTML page..

For the current year, this is the eighth hacker exploited browser vulnerability fixed by Google, notes Beeping computer. Memory crashes are the most common category of bugs, accounting for 70% of critical Chrome vulnerabilities.

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