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Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Thursday, March 3, 2016 - 15:55

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Chrome Users

WHAT HAPPENED?
Google has released Chrome version 49.0.2623.75to address 26 vulnerabilities (8 High and 5 Medium) affecting Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Advanced Users: For a complete description of the security enhancement and affected software refer toGoogle’s Stable Channel Update at http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/03/stable-channel-update.html.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS

  • Chrome 48.0.2564.116 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 Chrome at https://support.google.com/chrome/answer/95414?hl=en.


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