[SecurityWeek] Google Patches Serious Use-After-Free Vulnerabilities in Chrome

Google on Monday announced the rollout of a new security update for Chrome, to address 20 vulnerabilities in the browser, including 16 reported by external researchers.

Of these 16 security errors, 15 are rated high severity. Nearly half of them are use-after-free bugs affecting various components of the browser.

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