Multiple vulnerabilities in Google Chrome



Published: 2021-03-13
Risk Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 3
CVE ID CVE-2021-21191
CVE-2021-21192
CVE-2021-21193
CWE ID CWE-416
CWE-122
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Vulnerability #3 is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
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Google Chrome
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor Google, Inc.

Security Advisory

1) Use-after-free

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/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-2021-21191

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 WebRTC component in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can trick the victim top open a specially crafted website, trigger a use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code on the system.

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

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Google Chrome: 86.0.4240.99, 86.0.4240.193, 86.0.4240.198, 87.0.4280.66, 87.0.4280.88, 87.0.4280.141, 88.0.4324.96, 88.0.4324.146, 88.0.4324.150, 88.0.4324.182, 89.0.4389.72

CPE External links

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2021/03/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_12.html
https://crbug.com/1167357

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) Heap-based buffer overflow

Risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/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-2021-21192

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within the tab groups implementation in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted website, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Google Chrome: 86.0.4240.99, 86.0.4240.193, 86.0.4240.198, 87.0.4280.66, 87.0.4280.88, 87.0.4280.141, 88.0.4324.96, 88.0.4324.146, 88.0.4324.150, 88.0.4324.182, 89.0.4389.72

CPE External links

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2021/03/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_12.html
https://crbug.com/1181387

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: Critical

CVSSv3.1: 8.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C] [PCI]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-21193

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 Blink component in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted webpage, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger a use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code on the system.

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

Note, this vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Google Chrome: 86.0.4240.99, 86.0.4240.193, 86.0.4240.198, 87.0.4280.66, 87.0.4280.88, 87.0.4280.141, 88.0.4324.96, 88.0.4324.146, 88.0.4324.150, 88.0.4324.182, 89.0.4389.72

CPE External links

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2021/03/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_12.html
https://crbug.com/1186287

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?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.



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