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Google fixes 8th zero-day vulnerability of 2022. Details here

Published on Nov 26, 2022 12:32 PM IST

Tracked as CVE-2022-413, Google describes it as a heap buffer overflow in GPU. The vulnerability was reported by Clement Lecigne of Google's Threat Analysis Group on November 22.

“Google is aware that an exploit for CVE-2022-4135 exists in the wild,” read blog post on Thursday.(Reuters)
Written by Harshit Sabarwal | Edited by Swati Bhasin, New Delhi

Google has released a crucial security update for the desktop version of Chrome web browser that fixes another zero-day vulnerability. This is the eighth zero-day vulnerability of this year. Tracked as CVE-2022-413, Google describes it as a heap buffer overflow in GPU. The vulnerability was reported by Clement Lecigne of Google's Threat Analysis Group on November 22.

“Google is aware that an exploit for CVE-2022-4135 exists in the wild,” read blog post on Thursday. “The Stable channel has been updated to 107.0.5304.121 for Mac and Linux and 107.0.5304.121/.122 for Windows, which will roll out over the coming days/weeks,” it said.

According to a report by Livemint on Saturday, the update would start rolling out over the coming days and weeks and Chrome users are advised to update their browser to the latest version.

These are the steps to check the Google Chrome version running on your computer/laptop:

> Open Google Chrome.

> Click on the three dots placed at the top-right corner of the screen.

> From the drop-down, select Help.

> Click on About Google Chrome.

> You will be directed to a new page which will show the Chrome version running.

Here is how the version can be updated:

> The latest version will start downloading once you're on the About Google Chrome page.

> To finish updating, click on Relaunch.

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