Another Chrome update (106.0.5249.119) available

This is the second security update for Chrome 106 in a week.

With the latest update to Chrome 106.0.5249.119 for Windows, macOS and Linux from October 11 Google developers eliminate six vulnerabilities in the browser.

It is the second security update for Chrome 106 within a week. The October 5 update to version 106.0.5249.103 did not fix any documented vulnerabilities.

The Chrome Release Blog lists the six fixed vulnerabilities that external researchers discovered and reported to Google. Google classifies all vulnerabilities as high risk. These include four use-after-free vulnerabilities in browser components or Safe Browsing, and a buffer overflow in WebSQL.

Installing the new update is strongly recommended for Chrome users. Chrome updates are available through the built-in update functionality. They are usually downloaded and installed automatically. If you do not want to wait, you can also initiate the update manually under Help ยป About Google Chrome.

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