It's a good time to restart or update Chrome—if your tabs love you, they'll come back. (credit: Getty Images)
an update on Wednesday to the Stable channel of its Chrome browser
that includes a fix for an exploit that exists in the wild.
CVE-2022-2856 is a fix for "insufficient validation of untrusted input in Intents," according to Google's advisory.
are typically a way to pass data from inside Chrome to another application, such as the share button on Chrome's address bar. As noted by the
Dark Reading blog
, input validation is a
The exploit was reported by Ashley Shen and Christian Resell of the Google Threat Analysis Group, and that's all the information we have for now. Details of the exploit are currently tucked behind a wall in the
Chromium bugs group
and are restricted to those actively working on related components and registered with Chromium. After a certain percentage of users have applied the relevant updates, those details may be revealed.