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Chrome 106 Patches High-Severity Vulnerabilities

September 28, 2022

Of the externally reported security bugs, five are rated ‘high’ severity, eight are ‘medium’ severity, and three are ‘low’ severity.

Half of these vulnerabilities are use-after-free bugs, which could lead to arbitrary code execution, denial of service, or data corruption. If combined with other vulnerabilities, the bugs could be exploited to achieve full system compromise.

In Chrome, use-after-free flaws can often be exploited for sandbox escapes, and Google earlier this month announced improved protections against the exploitation of these security holes.

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