Google rolled out emergency security patches to address another actively exploited high-severity zero-day flaw in the Chrome browser.
Google rolled out emergency fixes to address another actively exploited high-severity zero-day flaw, tracked as CVE-2023-2136, in its Chrome web browser.
The vulnerability is an Integer overflow in the Skia graphics library, the issue was reported by Clément Lecigne of Google’s Threat Analysis Group on April 12, 2023.
A remote attackers who had compromised the renderer process can exploit the integer overflow in the Skia library to potentially perform a sandbox escape via a crafted HTML page.
Google also addressed other vulnerabilities in Chrome, below is the full list published by the company:[$8000] High CVE-2023-2133: Out of bounds memory access in Service Worker API. Reported by Rong Jian of VRI on 2023-03-30 [$8000] High CVE-2023-2134: Out of bounds memory access in Service Worker API. Reported by Rong Jian of VRI on 2023-03-30 [$3000] High CVE-2023-2135: Use after free in DevTools. Reported by Cassidy Kim(@cassidy6564) on 2023-03-14 [$NA] High CVE-2023-2136: Integer overflow in Skia. Reported by Clément Lecigne of Google’s Threat Analysis Group on 2023-04-12 [$1000] Medium CVE-2023-2137: Heap buffer overflow in sqlite. Reported by Nan Wang(@eternalsakura13) and Guang Gong of 360 Vulnerability Research Institute on 2023-04-05
“The Stable and extended stable channel has been updated to 112.0.5615.137/138 for Windows and 112.0.5615.137 for Mac which will roll out over the coming days/weeks. Linux release coming soon.” reads the advisory published by the company. “Google is aware that an exploit for CVE-2023-2136 exists in the wild.”
Last week, Google released an emergency security update to address the first Chrome zero-day vulnerability (CVE-2023-2033) in 2023, the company is aware of attacks in the wild exploiting the issue.
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