The update patches a total of seven security flaws in the desktop versions of the popular web browser
Google has released an update for its Chrome web browser that fixes a range of security flaws, including a zero-day vulnerability that is known to be actively exploited by malicious actors. The bugs affect the Windows, macOS, and Linux versions of the popular browser.
Beyond the zero-day flaw, the new release fixes six other security loopholes, with Google specifically listing four high-severity vulnerabilities where fixes were contributed by external researchers. The first, indexed as CVE-2021-21222, also affects the V8 engine, however this time it is a heap buffer-overflow bug.
The second flaw tracked as CVE-2021-21225 also resides in the V8 component and manifests as an out-of-bounds memory access bug. As for CVE-2021-21223, it is found to affect Mojo as an integer overflow bug. The fourth high-severity vulnerability, labeled google rushes vulnerability chrome