Google patches actively exploited Chrome browser zero-day vulnerability | WHAT REALLY HAPPENED

Google patches actively exploited Chrome browser zero-day vulnerability

The vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2021-21166, was reported by Alison Huffman from the Microsoft Browser Vulnerability Research team on February 11 and is described as an "object lifecycle issue in audio."

Google has labeled the vulnerability as a "high" severity security flaw and has fixed the issue in the latest Chrome release.

Alongside CVE-2021-21166, Huffman also recently reported another high-severity bug, CVE-2021-21165, another object lifestyle issue in audio problem, and CVE-2021-21163, an insufficient data validation issue in Reader Mode.

The tech giant has not revealed further details concerning how CVE-2021-21166 is being exploited, or by whom.

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