Google Chrome 121.0.6167.160/161 / 120.0.6099.283 with security fixes

Chrome[German]Google has released updates to the Google Chrome browser in the Stable Channel for Mac, Linux and Windows on February 6, 2024. There were also updates for the Extended Stable Channel. The Chrome browser Android app has also been updated. The updates contain security fixes. Here is an overview of these updates.


Google Chrome (Stable)

The announcement can be found in the Google blog. The stable channel has been updated to version 121.0.6167.160 for macOS and Linux. For Windows, the update updates the browser to version 121.0.6167.160/161. Google states that 3 vulnerabilities have been fixed and lists the following vulnerability(ies).

  • [$5000][41494539] High CVE-2024-1284: Use after free in Mojo. Reported by Anonymous on 2024-01-25
  • [$TBD][41494860] High CVE-2024-1283: Heap buffer overflow in Skia. Reported by Jorge Buzeti (@r3tr074) on 2024-01-25

The vulnerabilities listed above are classified as "High". The browser should therefore be updated immediately, even if the browser updates itself using the automatic update function. You can 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 (Extended Stable)

According to this article, Google Chrome has been updated to version 120.0.6099.283 for macOS and Windows in the Extended Stable Channel. The update contains (imho) the same fixes as in the stable channel. The update will be rolled out in the coming days.

Chrome for Android

Furthermore, Google has updated Chrome for Android to version 121.0.6167.164 according to this Google post and will be distributed via update in the next few days. This version contains stability and performance improvements, as well as the same security fixes as mentioned above for the desktop versions of the browser.

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