Chrome Security Update – 122.0.6261.111 for Windows

Chrome browser received another security update on 5 March 2024. The latest version of Chrome is 122.0.6261.111/.112. This is the third release for the Chrome browser in the Chrome 122 build.

  • Chrome 122.0.6261.111/.112 supersedes 122.0.6261.94/.95 released on 27 February 2024.
  • For Windows and Mac, the stable release version for the Chrome browser is 122.0.6261.111/.112.
  • Chrome 122.0.6261.111/.112 is valid for all Windows 10, Windows 11 and 64 bit Windows installations.
  • For Linux computers, the stable release version for Chrome browser is 122.0.6261.111.
  • This security update fixes 3 security vulnerabilities in the Chromium project. These vulnerabilities were uncovered by external researchers. These are listed below for your reference.
  • For Android devices, the latest release of the Chrome browser is 122.0.6261.105. The Android version will be made available through the Google Play Store.
  • The Extended Stable Channel update for Mac and Windows computers is Chrome version 122.0.6261.112.

There have been 3 security fixes in Chrome 122.0.6261.111/112 update for Windows. These security vulnerabilities are detected by external researchers. These vulnerabilities are listed below.

  • All 3 vulnerabilities have a HIGH severity
CVE DetailsSeverityImpact
CVE-2024-2173HIGHOut of bounds memory access in V8
CVE-2024-2174HIGHInappropriate implementation in V8
CVE-2024-2176HIGHUse after free in FedCM

You can find the installed version of the Chrome browser on your Windows desktop by following the instructions below:

  1. Launch Chrome.
  2. Click on the 3 Vertical Dots. in the upper right corner of the Chrome browser.
  3. Scroll down to and Hover over the Help option, then click on About Google Chrome in the new menu that opens.
  4. A new window appears that provides information about the browser.

Chrome browser gets updated automatically as a background process. You need to close the Chrome browser and launch it again. This should allow the browser engine to fetch the latest updates.

If there is a pending update for the Chrome browser, you will get a pending icon on the browser three dots. The color of the icon will depend upon the time period for which the update has been pending.

  • If the pending update was released less than 2 days ago, you will see Green dots.
  • If the pending update was released about 4 days ago, you will see Yellow dots.
  • If the pending update was released at least a week ago, you will see Red dots.

We do suggest keeping the Chrome browser updated at all times to resolve security vulnerabilities.

Rajesh Dhawan

Rajesh Dhawan is a technology professional who loves to blog about smart wearables, Cloud computing and Microsoft technologies. He loves to break complex problems into manageable chunks of meaningful information.