Multiple security vulnerability notifications on Google Chrome

Multiple security vulnerability notifications on Google Chrome

setembro 7, 2023 | NSFOCUS


Recently, NSFOCUS CERT has monitored that Google Chrome has officially released security announcements and fixed several security vulnerabilities. The key vulnerabilities are as follows:

Google Chrome Cross Border Read Vulnerability (CVE-2023-4761):

Due to an out of bounds memory read vulnerability in Google Chrome FebCM, attackers who can disrupt the renderer process can perform out of bounds read operations through specially crafted HTML pages.

Google Chrome Type Confusion Vulnerability (CVS 2023-4762):

Due to type confusion errors in Google Chrome V8 components, remote attackers can trigger type confusion errors and execute arbitrary code on the target system by inducing victims to visit specially crafted web pages.

Reuse vulnerability after Google Chrome release (CVS 2023-4763):

Due to a post release usage flaw in the Google Chrome Networks component, remote attackers can exploit heap corruption vulnerabilities by inducing users to access malicious HTML pages, ultimately enabling the execution of arbitrary code on the target system.

Google Chrome Spoofing Vulnerability (CVS 2023-4763):

Due to the incorrect security UI in Google Chrome BFCache, remote attackers can spoof the content of multifunctional boxes (URL bars) through constructed HTML pages.

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Scope of Impact

Affected version

  • Google Chrome for Mac/Linux<116.0.5845.179
  • Google Chrome for Windows<116.0.5845.179/180

Unaffected version

  • Google Chrome for Mac/Linux>=116.0.5845.179
  • Google Chrome for Windows>=116.0.5845.179/. 180


Currently, the official security version has been released to fix this vulnerability. It is recommended that affected users upgrade their protection in a timely manner:


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