Google Chrome for Windows, Mac, Linux Receiving Update With Two Zero-Day Patches

first_imgGoogle notes that both vulnerabilities were reported by anonymous sources. However, it is unclear whether the two issues were exploited together or separately.Chrome users are advised to look for the latest update by going to Help > About Google Chrome after clicking on the three dots button from the top-right corner of the browser window. The update is being rolled out in stages and may take some time to reach all users.In October, Google fixed the zero-day vulnerability CVE-2020-15999 by releasing version 86.0.4240.111. That was related to an issue in the FreeType font engine that was reported by a researcher in Google’s Project Zero team. The Chrome browser received the second zero-day fix last week through version 86.0.4240.183. That vulnerability was identified as CVE-2020-16009 and was related to a bug in the V8 engine.- Advertisement – – Advertisement – Google Chrome has started receiving new update that fixes two zero-day vulnerabilities discovered in the wild. The update is specifically meant for Windows, Mac, and Linux users and is the third in the series after Google released a zero-day issue-related update in October and another similar patch last week. The search giant also recently brought a zero-day vulnerability fix to the Chrome for Android a few days back. However, unlike the three earlier patches that were reported by Google’s internal researchers, the two new zero-day issues were discovered by anonymous sources.The latest Google Chrome update brings version 86.0.4240.198. As per the details provided through a blog post, the update fixes the vulnerabilities CVE-2020-16013 and CVE-2020-16017. The former is described as an inappropriate implementation in the V8 JavaScript engine and was reported on November 9. In contrast, the latter is known as a “use after free in site isolation” memory corruption bug and was reported on November 7.- Advertisement –center_img Google last week also released the Chrome for Android version 86.0.4240.185 to fix another zero-day flaw that was identified by the Project Zero team as CVE-2020-16010 and existed in the user interface component of the browser.Is Mi Notebook 14 series the best affordable laptop range for India? We discussed this on Orbital, our weekly technology podcast, which you can subscribe to via Apple Podcasts or RSS, download the episode, or just hit the play button below.last_img read more

Mesut Ozil sends message to Mikel Arteta ahead of Arsenal’s clash vs Fulham

first_img Comment Mesut Ozil says he is fit and available for Arsenal’s match against Fulham (Getty Images)Mesut Ozil has told Mikel Arteta he is ‘fit and ready’ ahead of Arsenal’s Premier League opener against Fulham on Saturday.Ozil hasn’t featured for the Gunners since their defeat at home to Olympiacos in the Europa league in February and didn’t play a single minute after the season restarted in June.Arsenal have been keen to offload Ozil this summer but the midfielder’s £350,000-a-week salary has proved too problematic.Arteta is now resigned to keeping Ozil until his contract expires next summer, although how heavily the 31-year-old features in the Spaniard’s plans remains to be seen.AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTBut ahead of Arsenal’s first Premier League fixture of the new season, Ozil has sent a clear message to Arteta about his availability.When asked in a Q&A on Twitter if he is fit to face Fulham this Saturday, Ozil replied: ‘I’m fit and ready and doing my best. Metro Sport ReporterWednesday 9 Sep 2020 4:48 pmShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link5.6kShares Mesut Ozil hasn’t played for Arsenal since February (Getty Images)‘Unfortunately it’s not in my hands to decide about the squad on the weekend. We will see.’Meanwhile, Arteta is facing a defensive dilemma ahead of Arsenal’s trip to Craven Cottage as David Luiz is struggling with a neck injury.The Brazilian could be sidelined for up to six weeks with the injury.More: Arsenal FCArsenal flop Denis Suarez delivers verdict on Thomas Partey and Lucas Torreira movesThomas Partey debut? Ian Wright picks his Arsenal starting XI vs Manchester CityArsene Wenger explains why Mikel Arteta is ‘lucky’ to be managing ArsenalWilliam Saliba and Gabriel Magalhaes are both in contention to make their debuts, although the Brazilian has not played a competitive game since March.Arteta has also allowed Matteo Guendouzi to return to training following his exile last season.The 21-year-old midfielder took part in Wednesday’s training session with the rest of the first-team squad.Follow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.For more stories like this, check our sport page. Mesut Ozil sends message to Mikel Arteta ahead of Arsenal’s clash vs Fulham Advertisement Advertisementlast_img read more