Uh-oh, update Google Chrome – exploit already out there for one of these 6 security holes

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Google has formed out six Chrome aegis fixes including one emergency application for a bug for which accomplishment cipher is already out there. You're encouraged to appropriately grab the latest updates for the browser.

This latest zero-day flaw, tracked as CVE-2023-6345, is a high-severity accumulation overflow vulnerability in Skia, a accepted cartoon library acclimated by Chrome. To accomplishment this bug, an antagonist would charge to accept already compromised the renderer process, at which point they may be able to accomplish a head escape via a awful file. 

"Google is acquainted that an accomplishment for CVE-2023-6345 exists in the wild," according to the Chocolate Factory.

Google doesn't accommodate a accomplished lot of detail about the bug, nor any capacity about who may be base it and to what abominable end.

It does note, however, that Benoît Sevens and Clément Lecigne, both associates of Google's Threat Analysis Group (TAG), begin and appear the vulnerability, which indicates it could accept been abused to arrange spyware on victims' machines — TAG tracks added than 30 bartering spyware vendors selling exploits and surveillance tools.

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Meanwhile, networking kit bell-ringer Zyxel issued patches for six vulnerabilities, including three analytical 9.8-rated bugs that could acquiesce an counterfeit antagonist to assassinate some operating arrangement (OS) commands on network-attached accumulator (NAS) products.

The vulnerabilities include:

  • CVE-2023-35138 (CVSS 9.8), a command bang vulnerability in the "show_zysync_server_contents" function.
  • CVE-2023-4473 (CVSS 9.8), a command bang vulnerability in the web server.
  • CVE-2023-4474 (CVSS 9.8), abnormal abatement of appropriate elements in the WSGI server.
  • CVE-2023-37927 (CVSS 8.8), abnormal abatement of appropriate elements in the CGI program. 
  • CVE-2023-37928 (CVSS 8.8), a post-authentication command bang bug in the WSGI server.
  • CVE-2023-35137 (CVSS 7.5), an abnormal affidavit blemish in the affidavit module.

The flaws affect archetypal NAS326, versions 5.21(AAZF.14)C0 and earlier, and can be anchored by afterlight firmware to V5.21(AAZF.15)C0; and archetypal NAS542, versions 5.21(ABAG.11)C0 and earlier, which should be adapted to V5.21(ABAG.12)C0 for the patch.

In backward 2021, Citizen Lab begin an accumulation overflow bug in Apple iMessage actuality abused to bead Pegasus spyware on a Saudi Arabian activist's phone.

We'd awful advance afterlight your Chrome browser as anon as accessible to abstain any exceptionable aerial horses for the holidays.

In accession to the CVE with accomplishment cipher in the wild, the latest Chrome absolution addresses bristles added high-severity flaws. These accommodate a blazon abashing vulnerability in spellcheck tracked as CVE-2023-6348 and an out-of-bounds anamnesis acceptance bug in libavif tracked as CVE-2023-6350.

Additionally, Google pushed patches for three use-after-free flaws: one in Mojo tracked as CVE-2023-6347, and one in WebAUdio tracked as CVE-2023-6346, and one in libavif tracked as CVE-2023-6351.

Google isn't acquainted of any in-the-wild exploits for these issues. ®