In the code library libwebp To provide Web images It became serious Security breach It’s been discovered, Stack Diary warns. Webp is a graphics format developed by Google for highly lossless image compression and used by many websites. She comes too Applications And other programs that use web views.
Named vulnerability CVE-2023-4863 They can be used, among other things, to execute malicious code on affected devices. According to reports, it is already being actively exploited by attackers.
The fix has already been released
The vulnerability was discovered by Apple. It affects almost all browsers, but also other programs that use the libwebp library. HTherefore, modernization is urgently necessary. Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox, and Brave I have already released the patch.
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Other Chromium-based browsers should also receive a patch soon if it hasn’t been released already. to Apps potentially affected also include Affinity, Gimp, Inkscape, Libreoffice, Telegram, Signal, and Thunderbird.
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