Google, US multinational tech giant, has released an emergency update for Chrome (99.0.4844.84) for Windows, Mac, and Linux users to address a high-severity zero-day bug.
An anonymous security researcher was credited with reporting the bug on March 23, 2022.
According to an update published on its blog, “Google is aware that an exploit for CVE2022-1096 exists in the wild.”
The 99.0.4844.84 version is already rolling out worldwide in the stable desktop channel.
The company added that the update would be released to its entire userbase “over the coming days/weeks”.
Even though Google said it detected attacks exploiting this zero-day in the wild, the company did not share technical details or additional info regarding these incidents.