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Security Update:Google Releases Chrome 53 for All Users to Address Multiple Vulnerabilities

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 17:07

Reason

Security Update

Impact

All Chrome Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
Google released Chrome version 53 to address 33 security fixes for Windows, Mac, and Linux users.

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/2016/08/stable-channel-update-f....


AFFECTED SYSTEMS

  • Chrome 52.0.2743.116 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.


RELATED LINKS

  • IT Security – it.ucsf.edu/security