Overnight, Microsoft announced an unplanned update with version number 89.0.774.54 for Microsoft Edge for Windows and MacOS, which includes the latest security updates for the Chromium program. The unplanned update only includes security improvements: in the new version, Microsoft has closed three security holes with older versions of the CVE-2021-21191, CVE-2021-21192 and CVE-2021-21193 versions of Microsoft Edge, The most important safety hole is the CVE. -2021- 21166, which states that the chromium group was exploited. As always, access to details is restricted until most users receive this update. The update for version 89.0.774.54 is based on version 89.0.4389.90 of Chromium, and can now be downloaded via the update function with three dots via the menu -> Help and Feedback -> Information about Microsoft Edge and directly from the official website. More information about this update can be found below or at Microsoft.
Download -> Download Microsoft Edge for Windows and MacOS
Depending on the standard channel, updates are released gradually in one or more days. Users who have installed an older version of the Edge will receive an update automatically. If you do not want to wait too long, you can start the update manually: Open the Edge and click the three dot button in the upper right corner of the window -> click Help and Feedback and then about Microsoft Edge -> When this dialog box opens, Edge looks for updates – > If you get an update, click Restart to activate it. If required, the update can be downloaded manually from the official website.
You can now download the latest version of Microsoft Edge from Microsoft:
- Download Microsoft Edge for Windows 7, 8.1, and 10 and MacOS
Download Microsoft Edge for Windows and MacOS.
Website -> https://www.microsoft.com/de-de/edge
The update includes the following improvements and bug fixes:
- This update contains CVE-2021-21193, which states that there is an exploitation in the forest by the chromium group.
- Security Amendments -> CVE-2021-21191, CVE-2021-21192 and CVE-2021-21193.
Microsoft Edge for Desktop -> Description via Microsoft
The new Microsoft Edge has been rebuilt from the ground up, giving you the best class compatibility and performance, security and privacy you need to get and the best features on the web. Based on the new Microsoft Edge Chromium engine, which improves compatibility and facilitates cross-site development of web applications. When switching to the new version, saved information, passwords, stored information for forms and basic settings will be changed without the customer doing anything. Microsoft Edge comes with optimal performance, gets new logo and has many innovations for private and corporate customers.