Edge update Released: Microsoft warns of an actively exploited vulnerability

Microsoft warns of an actively exploited vulnerability in the Edge web browser. Corresponding security updates for Edge and Google Chrome are already available, so users should act quickly now. The updates are recommended to all users as they fix several vulnerabilities, some of which are classified as high risk.

The new version numbers are 103.0.5060.134 for Google Chrome and 103.0.1264.71 for Microsoft Edge. According to the release notes, Google has closed a total of 11 security vulnerabilities and the update has been in distribution since the middle of the week. in the Google Chrome blog you will find information about the update. According to Google, there are already indications that these vulnerabilities are being actively exploited. Not all details have been released yet.

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As a result, Microsoft has now also submitted a security update for Edge based on Chromium and provided the fix for the Chromium vulnerabilities. Microsoft also has the new Edge update Release Notes Published. However, it now only says, “Microsoft has released the latest Microsoft Edge Stable Channel (version 103.0.1264.71). See the Security Update Guide for more information.” There are currently four vulnerabilities in the quoted guide, none of which are Edge-specific.