Attention Google Chrome Users: A Critical Zero-Day Vulnerability (CVE-2023-2033) Has Been Exploited - Take Action Now!
On Friday 14th April 2023, Google released an emergency update to fix a zero-day vulnerability that was actively exploited in the Chrome web browser. This is the first zero-day bug to be fixed this year.
According to the National Vulnerability Database, this bug has the potential to enable a remote attacker to carry out heap corruption through a specially crafted HTML page. Google has acknowledged that an exploit for CVE-2023-2033 is already in the wild.
Although Google has not disclosed additional technical specifics or indicators of compromise (IoCs) to prevent further exploitation by threat actors, a patch for this vulnerability is now available on Chrome 112.0.5615.121 for Windows, Mac, and Linux. It will be distributed through the automatic patching mechanism of the software over the next few days or weeks.
It's worth noting that similarities have been found between CVE-2023-2033 and four other type confusion vulnerabilities, namely CVE-2022-1096, CVE-2022-1364, CVE-2022-3723, and CVE-2022-4262, which were actively exploited and fixed by Google in 2022.
We strongly recommend that all users upgrade their systems immediately to the latest version of Chrome to prevent any potential attacks. If you use Chromium-based browsers such as Microsoft Edge, Brave, Opera, and Vivaldi, it is recommended that you install the available fixes as well.
To further secure your business, we suggest implementing zero trust security solution such as multi-factor authentication, endpoint security, and network segmentation. At Armoryze, we offer comprehensive zero trust solutions that can help protect you from any potential threats.
We encourage you to take action now and secure your online presence before cybercriminals exploit vulnerabilities in your system. Stay safe with Armoryze.