Google fixes fifth Chrome Zero-Day 2024

Google corrected this Chrome zero-day vulnerability five times this year, highlighting its ongoing fight against online threats

Vulnerability Type: Chrome zero-day (CVE-2024-4671), a “use-after-free” vulnerability in the Visuals component of Chrome

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Indeed, the following is what it know about the fifth zero-day vulnerability in Chrome that Google has patched

Potential vulnerability: “Use-after-free”. Attackers can exploit software that doesn’t properly free memory

Component: “Visuals” component in Chrome. This section of Chrome controls how your browser displays material

Actively exploited in nature. This suggests that attackers were using this issue before the patch was released

Status of the Patch: Versions 124.0.6367.201/.202 (Mac & Windows) and 124.0.6367.201 (Linux) of Chrome have been patched