New Chrome 0-day Bug Under Active Attacks – Update Your Browser Now!

    Date01 Nov 2019
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Google Chrome Hacking

    Are you a Google Chrome user? If so, you should update your browser now, as two new high severity Chrome zero-day bugs are being actively exploited by attackers. Learn more about the vulnerabilities and how to protect your system:

    Attention readers, if you are using Chrome on your Windows, Mac, and Linux computers, you need to update your web browsing software immediately to the latest version Google released earlier today.

    With the release of Chrome 78.0.3904.87, Google is warning billions of users to install an urgent software update immediately to patch two high severity vulnerabilities, one of which attackers are actively exploiting in the wild to hijack computers.

    Without revealing technical details of the vulnerability, the Chrome security team only says that both issues are use-after-free vulnerabilities, one affecting Chrome's audio component (CVE-2019-13720) while the other resides in the PDFium (CVE-2019-13721) library.

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