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Google has just released an emergency Chrome security update to address a zero-day vulnerability. The vulnerability is assigned CVE-2023-2033 and is a type confusion weakness in the Chrome JavaScript Engine. It affects the Chrome browser on Windows, Mac and Linux. The fix version is 112.0.5615.121 and the web browser should automatically update and install the fix version without requiring user interaction after a restart. Google has said that it is aware of the vulnerability being used in attacks and are restricting further information until the majority of users have updated with the fix.

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