The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) under the Ministry of IT has issued a high intensity warning Google Order Browser users. Warning for users who are using a browser version prior to 99.0.4844.74. As a precaution, multiple vulnerabilities have been reported Google Chrome may allow a remote attacker to run the code arbitrarily, bypass security restrictions, or deny the terms of service on the targeted system.
The advisory further states that “these vulnerabilities exist in Google Chrome due to blink layout, extensions, secure browsing, splitscreen, angles, new tab pages, browser UI and free use of hip buffer overflow in GPU.” Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities may allow a remote attacker to run the code arbitrarily, bypass security restrictions, or deny the terms of service on the targeted system.
To avoid any fraud, CERT-In requires Google Chrome users to update to version 99.0.4844.74. The aforementioned version was launched by the tech giant earlier this week and has a number of revisions and improvements.
This week, CERT-In also noted that multiple vulnerabilities have been reported at Microsoft. Edge Browser that allows the remote attacker to compromise with the target system. An attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities by sending a specially crafted request.
According to a report by StatCounter, Edge is now used on 9.54% of the world’s desktops, just behind Apple’s Safari with 9.84% market share. The data further reveals that Google Chrome still holds the largest market share with 65.38% users. Edge has grown significantly since the launch of the new Windows OS.