Security Updates: Chrome 80.0.3987.132 / Edge 80.0.361.66

Edge[German]Google has released a security update for the Chrome 80.0.3987.132 on 3 March 2020. Microsoft’s developers followed on March 4, 2020 and released a security update for the Chromium Edge browser. This updates the browser to version 80.0.361.66.


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Chrome 80.0.3987.132

The Chromium developers have released the Google Chrome 80.0.3987.132 on March 3, 2020. It is a security update which closes four critical vulnerabilities (see this blog post). Google explicitly lists only one vulnerability.

[1050996] High CVE-2020-6420: Insufficient policy enforcement in media. Reported by Taras Uzdenov on 2020-02-11

Availability and download

Chrome version 80.0.3987.132 is available for Windows, Mac and Linux and is rolled out to the systems via the automatic update function. You can download it here

Edge 80.0.361.66

Last night Microsoft released a security advisory for the new Chromium Edge browser because there is a critical security update.

Security Advisories Released or Updated on March 4, 2020

* Microsoft Security Advisory ADV200002

ADV200002 | Chromium Security Updates for Microsoft Edge based on Chromium
– Reason for Revision: Updated advisory to announce a new version of Microsoft Edge
   (Chromium-based). Please see the table for more information.
– Originally posted: January 28, 2020
– Updated: March 4, 2020
– Version: 5.0


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According to ADV200002, the new Edge version is based on the Chromium Browser version 80.0.3987.132 and version 80.0.361.66 closes the vulnerabilities CVE-2020-6420. CVE-2020-6420 is assigned the security classification High. However, Microsoft has not disclosed details of the nature of the vulnerability. These can be found above in the Google Chrome browser section: Insufficient policy enforcement in media.


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