Chrome 99.0.4844.84 fixes 1 vulnerability

[German]Google has released updates to Google Chrome 99.0.4844.84 for Windows and Mac on the desktop as of 25 March 2022. The new version a security vulnerability that is rated high. In addition, there Chrome 98.0.4758.141 in the Extended Stable Channel and the Android browser has been updated to version 99.0.4844.88. Here is a brief overview.


Chrome 99.0.4844.84

The relevant entries can be found on the Google blog. There is this post on the update to Chrome 99.0.4844.84 for Windows and Mac for the desktop with the short description of the vulnerabilities closed in the Chrome browser for the desktop. The following vulnerability was closed:

[[$TBD][1309225] High CVE-2022-1096: Type Confusion in V8. Reported by anonymous on 2022-03-23

Google is aware that an exploit for CVE-2022-1096 exists in the wild. In addition, there are various fixes that Google has found internally during audits. However, no details about the vulnerabilities will be published until the majority of users have switched over. The Chrome version for Windows, Mac and Linux will be rolled out to the systems via the automatic update function in the next few days. However, due to the CVE-2022-0971 vulnerability, which is classified as critical, users should update the browser manually (via the menu and the About Google Chrome command). The current build of the Chrome browser can also be downloaded here.

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