Google announced that the company is aware that vulnerability CVE-2022-1096 “exists in the wild”, so an urgent update has been released, which is already reaching users, although it will take several weeks until it reaches everyone.
To check if it is available, you need to go to:
- Chrome menu>
- About Google Chrome, and download it immediately if it is there.
The browser itself monitors for new updates, so it downloads them as soon as possible.
The detected vulnerability is serious, and attackers can use it to inject malicious elements into the Chrome browser.
After that, anything is possible, and such omissions can always lead to serious consequences, so it is necessary to repair them as soon as possible.