Google Patches Chromecast Vulnerabilities Discovered at Hacking Contest


Google has released patches for multiple Chromecast vulnerabilities, categorized as high- and moderate-severity, that were previously exploited during an online hacking competition earlier this year.

When Google released the December Android security updates last week, it also notified users of the fixes for the Chromecast vulnerabilities. The tech giant notified users that the most recent version of its streaming device fixes three vulnerabilities impacting AMLogic chips, specifically related to the U-Boot subcomponent, and one vulnerability in KeyChain, specifically related to the System component.

At the HardPwn USA 2023 hardware hacking competition, which was held in conjunction with the conference in California in July, the vulnerabilities were revealed.

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