This security bulletin contains one critical risk vulnerability.
CWE-416 - Use After Free
Exploit availability: NoDescription
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise vulnerable system.
The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error when processing HTML content within the Portals component in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted website, 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, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.
Install updates from vendor's website.Vulnerable software versions
Google Chrome: 7.0.517.41 - 93.0.4577.82
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.