As per the newest warning from India’s CERT-In Team, Google Chrome version 100 has a high-level security risk and is urging everyone to upgrade to version 101 as soon as possible. CERT-In (the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team) is a information technology security organization.

Google Chrome is perhaps the most widely used web browser, with millions of users. As a result, it appeals to both attackers and users, who are looking for novel ways to corrupt systems and steal information.

Security Flaws in Google Chrome

Google Chrome versions previous to 101.0.4951.41 were impacted by a new software flaw, as per the agency. This is mostly a hazard to desktop users. On the Chrome blog post, Google recognised the problem and cited 30 vulnerabilities. Seven faults have been identified as posing a ‘High’ threat.

These high-level issues, according to CERT-In, can be misused, allowing a remote remote attackers to execute code and get access to sensitive data. According to reports, the bug allows hackers to bypass security constraints and induce a buffer overflow on the targeted machine.

“These security flaws in Google Chrome due to Use after free in Vulkan, SwiftShader, ANGLE, Device API, Sharin System API, Ozone, Browser Switcher, Bookmarks, Dev Tools and File Manager; Improper implementation in We Extensions API, Input, HTML Parser, Web Authentication, and iframe; Heap buffer overflow in WebGPU and Web UI Set Confusion in V8; Out of bounds memory access in UI Shelf; Inadequate data validation in Blink Editing Type Tools; Incorrect UI in Downloads,” according the agency’s highlights.

How to Update Google Chrome Browser

Google Chrome features an easy option to update the browser manually, and you can acquire the latest version by following these steps.

  1. Go to Google Chrome and open it
  2. Go to the top-right of the interface and select the three-dot menu.
  3. Go to Help and hold your mouse over About Google Chrome, then click it.
  4. You’ll see the most recent version of Google Chrome running on your system.
  5. To safeguard your machine from the security issue, upgrade to the most recent version.
  6. Restart Chrome to get the most up-to-date version.

Google has begun to roll out the upgrade to Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux users. Next few days or weeks, all users will receive the update.

 

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