Google Patches RCE Vulnerability in the New Chrome Update Release
August 4, 2021
Google has released Chrome Version 92.0.4515.131 for Windows, Mac and Linux.
The update patches 10 vulnerabilities, including a high severity vulnerability which may lead to Remote Code Execution on the affected system.
The Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
- CVE-2021-30590 (High Severity)
A sandbox escape vulnerability that can be “exploited in combination with an extension or a compromised renderer.”
An attacker can leverage the vulnerability to achieve remote code execution outside Chrome’s sandbox.
- Google Chrome for Desktop prior version 92.0.4515.131.
CYREBRO recommends updating Chrome for Desktop to the latest available release (92.0.4515.131 at minimum).
References: Google Chrome Releases
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