High Threat Security Alert (A21-03-02): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Google Chrome
03 March 2021
Google released a security update to address multiple vulnerabilities in Google Chrome. A remote attacker could entice a user to open a web page with specially crafted content on a vulnerable browser to exploit the vulnerability.
Reports indicate that the vulnerability (CVE-2021-21166) is being exploited in the wild. You are advised to take immediate action to patch your affected systems to mitigate the elevated risk of cyber attacks.
Google Chrome prior to version 89.0.4389.72
A successful exploitation could lead to potential arbitrary code execution, information disclosure, denial of service or security restriction bypass on an affected system.
Users of affected systems should update the Google Chrome to version 89.0.4389.72 to address the issue. The update can be obtained through the auto-update mechanism or manually by visiting the "About Google Chrome" page. Concerned users should relaunch the Google Chrome to make the update effective.