Google patches new Chrome zero-day flaw exploited in attacks Attack details not revealed

he zero-day bug fixed today (tracked as CVE-2022-2294) is a high severity heap-based buffer overflow weakness in the WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communications) component, reported by Jan Vojtesek of the Avast Threat Intelligence team on Friday, July 1.

The impact of successful heap overflow exploitation can range from program crashes and arbitrary code execution to bypassing security solutions if code execution is achieved during the attack.

Although Google says this zero-day vulnerability was exploited in the wild, the company is yet to share technical details or a any info regarding these incidents.

“Access to bug details and links may be kept restricted until a majority of users are updated with a fix,” Google said.

“We will also retain restrictions if the bug exists in a third party library that other projects similarly depend on, but haven’t yet fixed.”

With this delayed release of more info on the attacks, Chrome users should have enough time to update and prevent exploitation attempts until Google provides additional details.

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