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Update Chrome Now: Google Releases Patch for Actively Exploited Zero-Day Vulnerability

September 28, 2023

Google on Wednesday rolled out fixes to address a new actively exploited zero-day in the Chrome browser.

Tracked as CVE-2023-5217, the high-severity vulnerability has been described as a heap-based buffer overflow in the VP8 compression format in libvpx, a free software video codec library from Google and the Alliance for Open Media (AOMedia).

Exploitation of such buffer overflow flaws can result in program crashes or execution of arbitrary code, impacting its availability and integrity.

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