Update Chrome, Firefox, Brave, and Edge: New threat puts you at risk

If you’re using Chrome, Firefox, Brave, Edge, or any number of other apps, you might want to sit down for this one. It seems we’ve got ourselves a major security breach on our hands – and it’s not pretty. The culprit? A nasty little bug known as CVE-2023-4863 reports Stack Diary. This bug’s been causing havoc in the WebP code library, leading to system crashes and opening the door for arbitrary code execution. In other words, it’s a hacker’s dream come true. .stk-f848a9e{background-color:#ebebeb !important;background-position:bottom right !important;background-repeat:no-repeat !important;background-size:10% !important;box-shadow:0px 5px 5px 0px rgba(76,31,83,0.3) !important;padding-top:5px !important;padding-bottom:5px !important;margin-top:32px !important;margin-bottom:32px !important}.stk-f848a9e:before{background-color:#ebebeb !important}.stk-f848a9e .stk-block-icon{flex-basis:57px !important} .stk-2d6548b .stk–svg-wrapper .stk–inner-svg svg:last-child{opacity:0.7 !important}.stk-2d6548b .stk–svg-wrapper .stk–inner-svg svg:last-child,.stk-2d6548b .stk–svg-wrapper .stk–inner-svg svg:last-child :is(g,path,rect,polygon,ellipse){fill:var(–stk-global-color-56583,#911d9c) !important} .stk-181ab1b{box-shadow:none !important;margin-top:16px !important;margin-bottom:6px !important}.stk-181ab1b .stk-block-heading__text{text-shadow:none !important;font-size:17px !important;font-weight:500 !important;font-style:normal !important;font-family:-apple-system,BlinkMacSystemFont,”Segoe UI”,Roboto,Helvetica,Arial,sans-serif,”Apple Color Emoji”,”Segoe UI Emoji”,”Segoe UI Symbol” !important}@media screen and (max-width:1023px){.stk-181ab1b .stk-block-heading__text{font-size:17px !important}}What’s WebP? WebP is a type of image file format created by Google. It’s designed to make images smaller in size without losing quality, which helps websites load faster. Affected apps include fan favorites like Chrome, Firefox, Brave, and Edge, along with Telegram, Thunderbird, and Gimp. But don’t despair just yet – most Chromium-based browsers have already started rolling out updates to squash this bug. So, keep an eye out for those notifications and hit ‘update’ faster than you’d swipe right on a tech-savvy supermodel. Here are the model numbers you want to have your browsers updated to: CompanyBrowserVersion (Mac / Linux)Version (Windows)GoogleChrome116.0.5846.187116.0.5845.187/.188MozillaFirefox/ThunderbirdFirefox 117.0.1, Thunderbird 102.15.1Firefox ESR 115.2.1, Thunderbird 115.2.2MicrosoftEdgeN/A116.0.1938.81BraveBrave Browser1.57.641.57.64 Now, you might be thinking,…Update Chrome, Firefox, Brave, and Edge: New threat puts you at risk

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