Microsoft Edge 88.0.705.63 stable version: fixes CVE-2021-21148 vulnerability
Microsoft has just launched Microsoft Edge 88.0.705.63 to users of the stable channel. This version is a security update mainly used to fix known security vulnerabilities.
Earlier, the Microsoft security team and the Google security team discovered that the North Korean hacker group used a Google browser vulnerability to launch an attack. This security vulnerability is a zero-day vulnerability.
Google has issued a security update earlier to fix related vulnerabilities. Specifically, the V8 engine heap buffer overflow vulnerability (CVE-2021-21148) can be used to execute arbitrary code.
Microsoft did not release a detailed update log for this version, but it should also be synchronized with Google to fix this security vulnerability. After all, the vulnerability has been exploited.
Users who use Microsoft Edge browsers are advised to go to the about page of the settings to check for updates. This security update is also pushed to the beta, development, and canary versions simultaneously.