Google Chrome Fixes 8 Security Vulnerabilities

Google Chrome Fixes 8 Security Vulnerabilities

New Chrome Vulnerabilities Discovered

Multiple vulnerabilities have been discovered in Google Chrome, the most severe of which could allow for arbitrary code execution. These vulnerabilities can be exploited if a user visits or is redirected to a specially crafted web page.

This vulnerability has been given a CVSS score of 9.8 which indicates it should be installed as a priority, and although has not been officially given Out of Band status, we feel it should be treated as such.

Resolved Chrome Vulnerabilities

The vulnerabilities fixed are as follows:

  • CVE-2020-6537: Type Confusion in V8
  • CVE-2020-6538: Inappropriate implementation in WebView
  • CVE-2020-6532: Use after free in SCTP
  • CVE-2020-6539: Use after free in CSS
  • CVE-2020-6540: Heap buffer overflow in Skia
  • CVE-2020-6541: Use after free in WebUSB

The stable channel has been updated to 84.0.4147.105 for Windows, Mac, and Linux and is available for deployment in the Syxsense console.

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