New Chrome 88.0.4324.182 available

The update fixes 10 vulnerabilities.

Google has released the new version 88.0.4324.182 for its Chrome browser. The Google developers have eliminated ten vulnerabilities.

The new Chrome version for Windows, macOS and Linux from February 16 fixes several security vulnerabilities. The Chrome Release Blog lists nine vulnerabilities that were discovered by external security researchers and reported to Google. None of these are classified as critical, eight vulnerabilities are classified as high risk. Three of the vulnerabilities are use-after-free gaps in various browser components. Others might cause buffer overflows.

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.

The manufacturers of other Chromium-based browsers will probably follow with updates within the next few days.

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