Google fixed critical Chrome vulnerability CVE-2024-4058

Pierluigi Paganini April 25, 2024

Google addressed a critical Chrome vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2024-4058, that resides in the ANGLE graphics layer engine.

Google addressed four vulnerabilities in the Chrome web browser, including a critical vulnerability tracked as CVE-2024-4058.

The vulnerability CVE-2024-4058 is a Type Confusion issue that resides in the ANGLE graphics layer engine. An attacker can exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on a victim’s machine.

This critical flaw was reported by Toan (suto) Pham and Bao (zx) Pham of Qrious Secure on 2024-04-02, the researchers have been awarded a $16,000 bounty.

The IT giant also fixed a high-severity flaw tracked as CVE-2024-4059. The flaw is an Out of bounds read that resides in the in V8 API. The vulnerability was discovered by Eirik on 2024-04-08.

Google also fixed another high-severity flaw tracked as CVE-2024-4060. The flaw is Use after free in Dawn, which is an open-source and cross-platform implementation of the WebGPU standard. The vulnerability was reported by wgslfuzz on 2024-04-09.

The Stable channel has been updated to 124.0.6367.78/.79 for Windows and Mac. Linux version 124.0.6367.78 will be rolled out over the coming days/weeks.

Pierluigi Paganini

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