Browsers are sophisticated items of software program, and every launch of Chrome consists of fixes to handle safety flaws found each inside and out of doors of Google. Nonetheless, there are generally safety flaws which might be regularly exploited earlier than fixes may be broadly rolled out, which has simply occurred with Chrome and Chrome OS.
Google just lately fastened a zero-day safety vulnerability in Chrome, designated CVE-2020-15999. It is a reminiscence corruption bug within the FreeType font rendering library that’s bundled with Chrome. Challenge Zero, one in every of Google’s inner safety groups, discovered proof that the flaw was being exploited to assault Chrome customers. Fortunately, Chrome 86.0.4240.111 started rolling out two days in the past with the required safety patch. You may have already got it in your units by now, but when not, we have the APK on APKMirror.
Google simply introduced the repair to Chromebooks at present, with the discharge of Chrome OS 86.0.4240.112. The replace additionally features a few minor practical modifications, together with fixes for the ‘Clear all’ button and ‘Pairing misplaced’ notification, two new flags for modifying the safety degree towards Spectre, and some different minor modifications.