Security Advisory

2021: Zero-Day Attack on the increase.

Tech Hive Security Advisory Series Volume1. Issue 3

A new zero-day vulnerability was reported, which impacts the browser engine, Blink used by most web browsers today- Chrome, Brave, Microsoft Edge etc. Blink converts web page resources into viewable visual representations for users. The specifics of the attack is yet to be disclosed by Google, other than that it is a zero-day flaw (CVE-2021-21193) and a use after-free flaw- it exploits an accessible memory location whose pointer was not cleared.