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Security Update:Google Releases Security Updates for Windows, Mac, and Linux Users

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Tuesday, September 13, 2016 - 15:56

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Google Chrome Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
Google released Chrome version 53.0.2785.113 to address 2 High and 3 Medium 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 https://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/09/stable-channel-update-....


AFFECTED SYSTEMS

  • Chrome 53 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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