Update Your Browser Right Now! Chrome Zero-day Under Active Attacks!

Update Your Browser Right Now! Chrome Zero-day Under Active Attacks!

The flaw, known as CVE-2019-5786, is considered a high-severity security issue, according to Google.

"Seriously, update your Chrome installs. like right this minute", he wrote.

Justin Schuh, who leads the Google Chrome security and desktop engineering team, also recommends users to install the update immediately. In some cases, the Chrome update will download automatically.

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Today's blog post provides these much-needed details, with the company revealing the existence of the Windows 7 zero-day, which attackers were using together with the Chrome zero-day in coordinated attacks. At this point, details of the vulnerability are scant, as Google said it's restricting access to bug details until a majority of users have installed the update. ZDnet reports that the hack exploited a security flaw named CVE-2019-5786, a patch to this issue was included in a version of Chrome released on March 1st; the version number was 72.0.3626.121.

Google is warning users about a (now patched) zero-day vulnerability for which an exploit "exists in the wild".

The security researcher said that Google made a decision to go public with information about the Windows zero-day because they believe Windows 7 users should be aware of the ongoing attacks and take protective measures, just in case the attackers are using the Windows 7 zero-day in combination with exploits on other browsers. But it's worth checking, and downloading the update manually if necessary. When a thread incorrectly reuses that memory space, the data will have been overwritten and significantly changed, leading to confusion and ultimately, potentially, remote code execution. As of this writing, the latest Stable build is 72.0.3636.121.

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