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NOTE: Other versions may also be affected.
Rating: Moderately critical
Impact: System compromise
"Google Chrome runs web pages and applications with lightning speed.".
Secunia Research has discovered a vulnerability in Google Chrome, which can be exploited by malicious people to potentially compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused by a use-after-free error when trying to display a blocked pop-up window while navigating away from the current site.
Successful exploitation may allow execution of arbitrary code.
Upgrade to version 126.96.36.199.
Discovered by Jakob Balle and Carsten Eiram, Secunia Research.
The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures (CVE) project has not currently assigned a CVE identifier for the vulnerability.
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