Multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based)



Published: 2021-02-18
Risk High
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 9
CVE ID CVE-2021-21149
CVE-2021-21150
CVE-2021-21151
CVE-2021-21152
CVE-2021-21153
CVE-2021-21154
CVE-2021-21155
CVE-2021-21156
CVE-2021-21157
CWE ID CWE-121
CWE-416
CWE-122
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit N/A
Vulnerable software
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Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based)
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor Microsoft

Security Advisory

1) Stack-based buffer overflow

Risk: High

CVSSv3: 7.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21149

CWE-ID: CWE-121 - Stack-based Buffer Overflow

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the affected system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in Data Transfer in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted webpage, trigger a stack-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based): 79.0.309.71, 83.0.478.37, 84.0.522.40, 88.0.705.50, 88.0.705.62

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-21149

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

2) Use-after-free

Risk: High

CVSSv3: 7.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21150

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error within the Downloads component in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based): 79.0.309.71, 83.0.478.37, 84.0.522.40, 88.0.705.50, 88.0.705.62

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-21150

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

3) Use-after-free

Risk: High

CVSSv3: 7.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21151

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error within the Payments component in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based): 79.0.309.71, 83.0.478.37, 84.0.522.40, 88.0.705.50, 88.0.705.62

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-21151

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

4) Heap-based buffer overflow

Risk: High

CVSSv3: 7.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21152

CWE-ID: CWE-122 - Heap-based Buffer Overflow

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted HTML content in Media. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into opening it, trigger a heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based): 79.0.309.71, 83.0.478.37, 84.0.522.40, 88.0.705.50, 88.0.705.62

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-21152

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

5) Stack-based buffer overflow

Risk: High

CVSSv3: 7.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21153

CWE-ID: CWE-121 - Stack-based Buffer Overflow

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the affected system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error in GPU Process in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted webpage, trigger a stack-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based): 79.0.309.71, 83.0.478.37, 84.0.522.40, 88.0.705.50, 88.0.705.62

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-21153

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

6) Heap-based buffer overflow

Risk: High

CVSSv3: 7.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21154

CWE-ID: CWE-122 - Heap-based Buffer Overflow

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted HTML content in Tab Strip . A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into opening it, trigger a heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based): 79.0.309.71, 83.0.478.37, 84.0.522.40, 88.0.705.50, 88.0.705.62

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-21154

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

7) Heap-based buffer overflow

Risk: High

CVSSv3: 7.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21155

CWE-ID: CWE-122 - Heap-based Buffer Overflow

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted HTML content in Tab Strip . A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into opening it, trigger a heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based): 79.0.309.71, 83.0.478.37, 84.0.522.40, 88.0.705.50, 88.0.705.62

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-21155

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

8) Heap-based buffer overflow

Risk: High

CVSSv3: 7.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21156

CWE-ID: CWE-122 - Heap-based Buffer Overflow

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted HTML content in V8. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into opening it, trigger a heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based): 79.0.309.71, 83.0.478.37, 84.0.522.40, 88.0.705.50, 88.0.705.62

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-21156

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.

9) Use-after-free

Risk: Medium

CVSSv3: 5.7 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21157

CWE-ID: CWE-416 - Use After Free

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error within Web Sockets in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted web page, trigger a use-after-free error and gain access to sensitive information.

Mitigation

Install updates from Microsoft website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based): 79.0.309.71, 83.0.478.37, 84.0.522.40, 88.0.705.50, 88.0.705.62

CPE External links

https://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-21157

Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

How the attacker can exploit this vulnerability?

The attacker would have to trick the victim to visit a specially crafted website.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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