Chrome 101 Patches High-Severity Vulnerabilities

Chrome 101 Patches High-Severity Vulnerabilities

Google released a Chrome browser update this week that fixes a total of 13 vulnerabilities, including nine that were discovered by third-party researchers. 

Seven of the externally disclosed security issues are use-after-free flaws, which could allow arbitrary code execution. CVE-2022-1633, a high-severity use-after-free in Sharesheet that was reported by Khalil Zhani, is the most serious of these problems based on severity ratings and currently listed bug rewards. An anonymous researcher disclosed CVE-2022-1635, a high-severity use-after-free in Permission Prompts that qualified for a 3,000 USD bug bounty reward. 

CVE-2022-1636, a high-severity use-after-free in Performance APIs identified by Microsoft’s Seth Brenith, is not eligible for a reward, according to Google’s policy.

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