[German]Google has released security updates to Google Chrome in the 108 branch in the stable channel for Mac, Linux, and Windows, as well as Android, as of December 2, 2022. The updates close a vulnerability that has already been exploited.
Google Chrome Chrome 108.0.5359.94/.95 (Stable Channel)
The relevant entry for Chrome 108.0.5359.9x can be found on the Google blog. The stable channel has been updated to 108.0.5359.94 for Mac and Linux and 108.0.5359.95 for Windows. The updates close the following vulnerability, which is already being exploited.
$NA] High CVE-2022-4262: Type Confusion in V8. Reported by Clement Lecigne of Google's Threat Analysis Group on 2022-11-29
Google does not provide more detailed information about vulnerabilities, but writes that exploitation has been observed in the wild. Chrome will be rolled out to systems via the automatic update feature in the next few days. One can (and in this case should) also update the browser manually (via the menu and the About Google Chrome command). The latest build of the Chrome browser can also be downloaded here.
Google Chrome 108.0.5359.79 for Android
The Google Chrome browser entry in question states that for Android, version 108.0.5359.79 will be released in the Google Play Store in the coming days. The update contains the same security fixes as the corresponding desktop versions (see above). (via)
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