Alert: Google Chrome Security Updates – January 2024
Google has released an urgent security update for its Chrome web browser on Windows, Linux, Mac, and Android platforms. This update specifically targets a zero-day vulnerability, identified as CVE-2024-0519.
The successful exploitation of the CVE-2024-0519 vulnerability in Google Chrome versions preceding 120.0.6099.224 poses a significant security risk, allowing remote attackers to corrupt memory through a carefully crafted HTML page. This high-severity vulnerability is rooted in out-of-bounds memory access in V8.
The National Cyber Security Authority (NCSA) recommends users and system administrators to:
1. Upgrade, as soon as possible, to the latest supported version of installed software in order to continue receiving technical support and security patches.