Google releases Chrome security update (87.0.4280.88)

Google releases Chrome security update (87.0.4280.88)

Google has released Chrome 87 security update (87.0.4280.88) for Windows, Mac and Linux with fixes for 8 vulnerabilities. The tech giant also released a new Chrome OS version and Chrome browser update for Android.

An attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities to take control of impacted systems.

Google patched the following four High severity vulnerabilities, as reported by external researchers:

  1. CVE-2020-16037: Use after free in clipboard.
  2. CVE-2020-16038: Use after free in media.
  3. CVE-2020-16039: Use after free in extensions.
  4. CVE-2020-16040: Insufficient data validation in V8.

Moreover, two other Medium vulnerabilities were also patched. Readers can check out the Google Chrome 87 security advisory for more details.

Finally, Google had also released Chrome OS 86.0.4240.199 security update for Chrome OS devices, as well as a new Chrome for Android update.

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