If you are using Google Chrome, this post is for you! And, it requires immediate action!!
Update Chrome browser right now!! and save your OS. Google identified a “Zero-Day” vulnerability that could directly throw in and run malicious code impulsively into your operating system. Google named the threat as “Zero-day” vulnerability because the malefic works of hackers are executed in zero time of a day, that is as soon the system faces the attack it could cause the whole damage to the system before the fixes to the bug being discovered.
The bug is fixed in the new updated version of Chrome 72.0.3626.121. Kindly do update Chrome browser at once you see this post to save your system from high damage.
There seems to be a security bug called as High CVE-2019-5786, which is under a category of Use-after-free in FileReader as reported by Clement Lecigne of Google’s Threat Analysis Group. Google Chrome‘s security system has identified and amended the same in the new updated version.
The security errand identified is related to an internal memory management problem in Google Chrome’s FileReader which gives hackers the instant access and a viable chance to infuse an executable file and run the malicious set of programs that could exploit the operating system. The FileReader is a type of an embedded program that is used in every browser which would grant access to web apps in gathering the data related to the contents of concerned user’s local files in the drive.