Microsoft Edge users encountered a HIGH fatal error!
The Government of India has issued an advisory regarding the latest danger posed by hackers to Microsoft Edge users.
India Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has warned Microsoft Edge users about multiple reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge web browser. According to information provided by CERT-In, reported vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge (based on Chromium) could allow remote attackers to bypass security restrictions and gain elevated privileges on the system. targeted, an alert published by CERT-In warned. CERT-In is a division of the Indian government’s IT department that monitors and warns users about online vulnerabilities. This latest Microsoft Edge vulnerability rating agency is ‘high’ severity.
Who is affected by vulnerabilities in Microsoft The edge? Certificate report mentioned that versions of Microsoft Edge prior to version 109.0.1518.61 are affected by the latest vulnerability. “These vulnerabilities exist in Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based). A remote attacker can exploit these vulnerabilities by sending a specially crafted request on the targeted system,” government notes mentioned. Vulnerabilities can leak users’ sensitive information while giving them control and access to targeted systems.
What is needed? Microsoft Edge What do users do?
To avoid falling victim to any malicious action, the Indian government advises Microsoft Edge users that they should update their browser to the latest version 109.0.1518.61 which has been rolled out to fix the issue. and improve browser vulnerabilities. Here’s how to update your Chrome browser in simple steps. Here’s how to update Microsoft Edge.
- Open your Microsoft Edge browser and tap the three dots in the top right corner of the browser.
- Now go to Settings and click About Microsoft Edge.
- The browser will check for the latest update and will provide an option to install it.
- Tap install and restart the web browser once the update is installed.
You are now protected from the critical vulnerability ‘High’! Not only this, but updating your browser will also help you improve your security from unknown bugs, deliver better performance, release new features, etc.