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Security Update:Google Releases Newer Version of Chrome to Address Multiple Vulnerability for All Users

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Wednesday, December 2, 2015 - 14:15

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Chrome Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
Google has released Chrome version 47.0.2526.73 to address 41 vulnerabilities for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Google classifies several of the vulnerabilities as Critical and High.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer to Google’s Stable Channel Update at http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2015/12/stable-channel-update.html


AFFECTED SYSTEMS:
Chrome 47.0.2526.72 and below


WHAT'S THE PROBLEM?
Exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to take control of your computer.


HOW DO I PROTECT MY COMPUTER?
Update your software

  1. If you are supported by ITFS or have different IT support, no action on your part is required.
  2. If you do not have IT support or they do not support your computer, Chrome is setup by default to auto update; but if you disabled that function and you need to manually update refer to Update Google Chrome at https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95414?hl=en.


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