The impact of this issue announcement is high. Please act accordingly to rectify the issue, as stated below.
What you need to know:
A new version of Google Chrome was released to address multiple vulnerabilities. The stable channel is now updated to 84.0.4147.125. This version is for Windows, Mac, and Linux.
Some of the Vulnerabilities Resolved by this update:
Here are some of the issues that were addressed by this new version of Google Chrome. For further details of the other security fixes involved in this update, please refer to the link provided above.
The functionality of the ANGLE component is affected. It may lead to a memory corruption vulnerability (Use-After-Free memory corruption).
The WebGL component was also found to be affected by a memory corruption vulnerability (Out-of-Bounds).
Another vulnerability is affecting the unknown code block of the Installer component. This may lead to privilege escalation vulnerability.
Another vulnerability was found in some unknown processing of the Media component. This also leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability.
The component Skia is also affected by a memory corruption vulnerability (Heap-based).
Actions to be taken:
It is highly recommended to update the Google Chrome version to eliminate the multiple vulnerabilities found in the older versions.
What is the impact of not doing the actions?
The multiple vulnerabilities reported in the older versions will not be eliminated.