Google Releases Security Update for Chrome

Earlier today Google released an update for Google Chrome bringing it to version 47.0.2526.80. This update addresses 7 security issues, 4 of which have been assigned CVE numbers. Security issues are more formally known as CVEs (defined)). The severity levels of these issues are detailed below:

  • 2x high severity
  • 1x medium severity
  • 4x remaining issues uncategorized

This update also updates the built-in Adobe Flash Player to

Google Chrome updates automatically and will apply the update the next time Chrome is closed and then re-opened. Chrome can also be updated immediately by clicking the Options button (it looks like 3 stacked small horizontal lines) in the upper right corner of the window and choosing “About Google Chrome” from the menu. Follow the prompt to Re-launch Chrome for the update to take effect.

As always full details of the update were made available by Google in a blog post. If you use Google Chrome as your web browser, please consider updating it as soon as possible. Thank you.

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