Google has patched High severity vulnerabilities in its Chrome browser app for Windows, Linux, and Mac. The update includes 2 security fixes. The vulnerability is tracked as CVE-2022-1364. Successful exploitation of these vulnerabilities allows attackers to escalate the privileges and execute the unauthorized code.
Google Chrome before 100.0.4896.127 on Windows, Linux, and Mac.
To address this vulnerability, the vendor has released security patches. For more information, please refer to the vendor advisory. Use the SanerNow platform to apply this high severity patch quickly across the organization as shown below.
SanerNow: Vulnerability detection and patching of Google Chrome:
- Login to the SanerNow platform
- Switch to the account/site-specific view and go to 'VM tool'
- If your Google Chrome application is vulnerable, Saner lists the CVEs in 'Top Vulnerable Assets' or 'Recently Discovered Vulnerabilities' as shown in the below diagram
Search for this vulnerability in the VM tool. If you are affected, apply the patch through PM -> Missing Patches.
Select 'Groups/Devices' in the 'Asset Source' section and click 'Apply'.
Select the 'Google Chrome' product from the 'Asset' section as shown in the below diagram.
- 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,
- Remediation job will be created, which will fix the vulnerabilities by upgrading the software and making the system immune to Google Chrome vulnerabilities.
Once remediation is done, the Saner agent automatically scans again and uploads the result to Saner Now as shown below,