Google has released a security update to address its fifth zero-day flaw discovered in Chrome since the beginning of 2024.

The latest vulnerability tracked as CVE-2024-4671, is classified as a “high-severity” flaw that centers around a “use after free” problem in Chrome’s Visuals component.

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This component is responsible for how Chrome renders and displays content. Successful exploitation could allow attackers to execute malicious code on a victim’s machine.

“Google is aware that an exploit for CVE-2024-4671 exists in the wild,” reads the advisory without providing additional information.

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