Chrome 98.0.4758.102 security update

Google released Chrome on version 98.0.4758.102 for Windows, Mac, and Linux on February 14, 2022. The browser for Android devices has been updated to version 98.0.4758.101.Google Chrome

The updates mentioned above close 11 security vulnerabilities and some of them are classified as very critical. Below is a brief overview of that posted on Google blog.

  • [$ 15000] [1290008] High CVE-2022-0603: Use after free in File Manager. Reported by Chaoyuan Peng (@ ret2happy) on 2022-01-22
  • [$ 7000] [1273397] High CVE-2022-0604: Heap buffer overflow in Tab Groups. Reported by Krace on 2021-11-24
  • [$ 7000] [1286940] High CVE-2022-0605: Use after free in Webstore API. Reported by Thomas Orlita on 2022-01-13
  • [$ 7000] [1288020] High CVE-2022-0606: Use after free in ANGLE. Reported by Cassidy Kim of Amber Security Lab, OPPO Mobile Telecommunications Corp. Ltd. on 2022-01-17
  • [$ TBD] [1250655] High CVE-2022-0607: Use after free in GPU. Reported by 0x74960 on 2021-09-17
  • [$ NA] [1270333] High CVE-2022-0608: Integer overflow in Mojo. Reported by Sergei Glazunov of Google Project Zero on 2021-11-16
  • [$ NA] [1296150] High CVE-2022-0609: Use after free in Animation. Reported by Adam Weidemann and Clément Lecigne of Google's Threat Analysis Group on 2022-02-10
  • [$ TBD] [1285449] Medium CVE-2022-0610: Inappropriate implementation in Gamepad API. Reported by Anonymous on 2022-01-08
  The new Google Chrome was released in the 35.0.1916.114 version

In addition, there are various fixes that Google has discovered internally during audits.

Google reports that exploits for CVE-2022-0609 are already underway. However, it does not publish details of security vulnerabilities, for obvious reasons.

The Chrome update for Windows, Mac and Linux will be released on the systems via the auto-update feature in the coming days. Of course you can always download the latest version of Chrome browser from here.

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