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Security alert: Vulnerability in Chrome and Edge

Posted by Information Technology Services (ITS) on November 30, 2023 in General Announcements

Google announced a new vulnerability in its Chrome browser and it is already exploited. The high-severity issue, tracked as CVE-2023-6345, is described as an integer overflow bug in Skia, the open source 2D graphics library that serves as the graphics engine in Chrome, Firefox and other browsers.

The latest version of Chrome that fixes this bug is now rolling out to Windows, as version 119.0.6045.199 for macOS and Linux and as versions 119.0.6045.199/.200 for Windows to address this vulnerability.

Please ensure that you are running the latest version of Chrome or Edge by checking for a new update in the following browser locations:

  • Chrome: Settings > Help > About Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge: Settings and more > Help and feedback > About Microsoft Edge