issued a patch for CVE-2020-6418 that is currently being exploited in the wild.

The vulnerability is a confusion vulnerability in V8, Google Chrome’s open-source JavaScript and WebAssembly engine and rated as a “high” threat by Google.

“Google is
aware of reports that an exploit for CVE-2020-6418 exists in the wild,” Google stated.

researchers noted
that this could mean the vulnerability was exploited as a zero day.

At this time
the company is not releasing any further details on the bug, but the company
noted there is a fix
available and can be applied by updating to Chrome version 80.0.3987.122 for
Windows, Mac and Linux.