Google Chrome Security Flaw is Being Actively Exploited as a Zero-Day

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Google Chrome Security Flaw is Being Actively Exploited as a Zero-Day-01

Google has updated the desktop version of Chrome’s Stable channel to address a zero-day security vulnerability that is currently being actively exploited in the wild.

The bug – CVE-2022-1096 – is a type-confusion issue in the V8 JavaScript engine, which is an open-source engine used by Chrome and Chromium-based web browsers. As Microsoft has previously stated, type confusion arises when a piece of code does not validate the type of object that is supplied to it, and utilizes it blindly without type-checking. Additionally, with type confusion, incorrect function pointers or data are supplied into the wrong piece of code. In some cases, this can result in code execution.

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