GOOGLE has warned of a “zero-day” security hole in Chrome and asked users to update their browser now.

An anonymous person reported the vulnerability (called CVE-2021-30563) on July 12, when the tech giant issued another warning to its two billion Chrome users.


Google users have been warned about the vulnerabilityPhoto credit: Getty

Google reported in a blog post about the zero-day problem known as “Type Confusion in V8”.

This refers to an open source JavaScript engine in Chrome.

Google’s blog post read, “Access to bug details and links can remain restricted until the majority of users have updated with a fix.

“We will also maintain restrictions if the bug is in a third-party library on which other projects depend similarly but have not yet been fixed.”

“Google is aware of reports that an exploit for CVE-2021-30563 exists in the wild.”

Browser warning

Users have been asked to update their browser to version 91.0.4472.164.

This applies to Windows, Mac and Linux and is expected to be over …

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