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Security Update:Chrome Released Updates for Windows, Mac and Linux Users

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Wednesday, December 16, 2015 - 16:55

Reason

Security Updates

Impact

Chrome Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
Google has released Chrome version 47.0.2526.106 for Windows, Mac, and Linux users to address 2 security fixes as part of their ongoing internal security work.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer toGoogle’s Stable Channel Update at http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/search/label/Stable%20updates.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS

  • Chrome 47.0.2526.105 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 Google’s Stable Channel Update athttp://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/search/label/Stable%20updates.


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