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Update Fixes 5 New Vulnerabilities in Google Chrome 116

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By Laura Libeer
Google Chrome Vulnerability

⚡ TL;DR | Go Straight to the Google Chrome 116 Vulnerability Audit Report

Google released a security update for Chrome 116 in response to 5 new vulnerabilities. The most severe of these could lead to remote code execution if successfully exploited. This could in turn lead to privilege escalation, data theft, denial of service, and more. We have added a new report to Lansweeper to help you locate vulnerable devices.

5 New Google Chrome Vulnerabilities

The new Chrome update fixes 5 new vulnerabilities, 4 of which are high severity and 1 medium. These vulnerabilities, when successfully exploited can lead to arbitrary code execution in the context of the logged-on user. This could allow an attacker to install programs, compromise sensitive data, or escalate privileges. You can find more information on Chrome’s release page.

CVE CodeSeverityDescription
CVE-2023-4430HighUse after free in Vulkan
CVE-2023-4429HighUse after free in Loader
CVE-2023-4428HighOut of bounds memory access in CSS
CVE-2023-4427HighOut of bounds memory access in CSS
CVE-2023-4431MediumOut of bounds memory access in Fonts

Update Vulnerable Chrome Installations

In order to keep your network and your organization secure, you should update any installations of Google Chrome to the latest version. For Windows that is 116.0.5845.110/.111, for Mac and Linux 116.0.5845.110. Further details regarding the vulnerabilities addressed will remain restricted until a majority of users has had the chance to update.

Discover Vulnerable Chrome Installs

To help you locate vulnerable installations of Google Chrome in your network, we have added a new report to Lansweeper. This way you have an actionable list of devices that still need to be updated to the new version. You can get the report via the link below.

Google Chrome 116 Vulnerability Audit Report

Run the Google Chrome 116 Vulnerability Audit


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