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A severe, remotely exploitable Type Confusion vulnerability has been found in Chromium (CVE-2023-5346). Due to its significant threat to the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of impacted systems, this bug has received a National Vulnerability Database base score of 8.8 out of 10 (“High” severity).

Several other important security vulnerabilities have also recently been found in Chromium, including inappropriate implementation in Custom Tabs, Prompts, Input, Custom Mobile Tabs, Autofill, Intents, Picture in Picture, and Interstitials, and insufficient policy enforcement in Downloads. 

These issues could result in the execution of arbitrary code, denial of service, or information disclosure. 

Essential Chromium security updates have been released to fix these dangerous bugs. As these flaws severely threaten the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of impacted systems, we urge all affected users to apply the updates released by DebianFedora, GentooMageia, and openSUSE immediately to protect their critical systems and sensitive data against attacks leading to downtime and compromise.

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