Google has patched High severity vulnerabilities in its Chrome browser app for Windows, Linux, and Mac. This consists of seven vulnerabilities that include two Zero-day vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities are tracked as CVE-2021-38000 and CVE-2021-38003. Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities allows attackers to conduct code execution, denial of service, information disclosure, and security bypass on the affected system.
Google Chrome before 95.0.4638.69 on Windows, Linux and Mac.
To address this vulnerability, the vendor has released security patches. For more information, please refer to our blog
Use SanerNow platform to apply this high severity patch quickly across the organization as shown below.
SanerNow: Vulnerability detection and patching of Google Chrome:
1. Login to SanerNow platform
2. Switch to the account/site specific view and Go to 'VM tool'
3. If your Google Chrome application is vulnerable, Saner lists the CVE's in 'Top Vulnerable Assets' or 'Recently Discovered Vulnerabilities' as shown in the below diagram
4. Search for this vulnerability in VM tool. If you are affected, apply the patch through PM -> Missing Patches
5. Select 'Groups/Devices' in the 'Asset Source' section and click 'Apply'.
6. Select the 'Google Chrome' product from the 'Asset' section as shown in the below diagram.
7. Select 'Apply Selected Patches' at the rightmost corner. This will prompt for 'Creating Patching Task'. Fill in 'Task Name' and 'Remediation Schedule' as per your preference and click on 'Apply Selected Patches' as shown below,
8. Remediation job will be created, which will fix the vulnerabilities by upgrading the software and making the system immune to Google Chrome vulnerabilities.
9. Once remediation is done, the Saner agent automatically scans again and upload the result to SanerNow as shown below,