Google releases Chrome 99 security update with fixes for 28 vulnerabilities

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Google has released Chrome 99.0.4844.51 for Windows, Mac and Linux with fixes for multiple vulnerabilities.

An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to take control of impacted systems.

The latest Chrome 99 security update patched 28 vulnerabilities in all, to include 9 High severity vulnerabilities, each discovered by external researchers:

  1. CVE-2022-0789: Heap buffer overflow in ANGLE.
  2. CVE-2022-0790: Use after free in Cast UI.
  3. CVE-2022-0791: Use after free in Omnibox.
  4. CVE-2022-0792: Out of bounds read in ANGLE.
  5. CVE-2022-0793: Use after free in Views.
  6. CVE-2022-0794: Use after free in WebShare.
  7. CVE-2022-0795: Type Confusion in Blink Layout.
  8. CVE-2022-0796: Use after free in Media.
  9. CVE-2022-0797: Out of bounds memory access in Mojo.

Moreover, Google also addressed 12 other Medium severity vulnerabilities. None of these vulnerabilities had known exploits in the wild at the time of the advisory posting.

Finally, Google also released Chrome 99 (99.0.4844.48) for Android.