High Threat Security Alert (A22-02-06): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Google Chrome
15 February 2022
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-2022-0609) 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 98.0.4758.102
Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities could lead to remote code execution, information disclosure or security restriction bypass on an affected system.
Users of affected systems should update the Google Chrome to version 98.0.4758.102 or later 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.