New Chrome 0-day Bug Under Active Attacks – Update Your Browser ASAP!


Exactly a month after patching an actively exploited zero-day flaw in Chrome, Google today rolled out fixes for yet another zero-day vulnerability in the world’s most popular web browser that it says is being abused in the wild.

Chrome 89.0.4389.72, released by the search giant for Windows, Mac, and Linux on Tuesday, comes with a total of 47 security fixes, the most severe of which concerns an “object lifecycle issue in audio.”

Tracked as CVE-2021-21166, the security flaw is one of the two security bugs reported last month by Alison Huffman of Microsoft Browser Vulnerability Research on February 11. A separate object lifecycle flaw, also identified in the audio component, was reported to Google on February 4, the same day the stable version of Chrome 88 became available.

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