Update Google Chrome to Patch New Zero-Day Exploit Detected in the Wild


Google has released patches for five security flaws in its Chrome web browser, including one that it claims is being exploited in the wild, making it the 17th vulnerability to be revealed since the beginning of the year.

The issue, which has been assigned the number CVE20214102, is a useafterfree bug in the V8 JavaScript and WebAssembly engine that might result in serious effects ranging from data corruption to the execution of arbitrary code. An unnamed researcher is said to have discovered and reported the problem.(

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