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Security Update:Google Releases New Version of Chrome for Windows and Linux Users

Status Type

Security Update

Date and Time

Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 16:01

Reason

Security Update

Impact

Windows and Linux Chrome Users

 

WHAT HAPPENED?
Google has released Chrome version 54.0.2840.99 for Windows and version 54.0.2840.98 for Linux to address 2 High and 1 Medium vulnerabilities.

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/search/label/Stable%20updates.


AFFECTED SYSTEMS

  • Windows and Linux Chrome Users


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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