Patching Google Chrome Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability Using SanerNow


    One high-severity vulnerability is recently revealed to be present in the user-after-free component. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could lead to corruption of valid data and the execution of arbitrary code.

    CVEs assigned:

    Affected software:
    Google Chrome prior 98.0.4758.102

    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 Arbitrary Code Execution Vulnerability:
    1. Login to SanerNow platform
    2. Switch to the account/site specific view and Go to 'VM tool'
    3. If your Linux Operating System is vulnerable, Saner lists the CVE’s 'CVE-2022-0609' in 'Vulnerabilities' section as shown in the below diagram
    4. Search for this vulnerability in the 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 vulnerability by upgrading the software and making the system immune to arbitrary code execution vulnerability.
    9. Once remediation is done, the Saner agent automatically scans again and upload the result to SanerNow as shown below.

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