Spoofing attack in Microsoft Edge (Chrome based) Spoofing on IE Mode



Published: 2021-11-09
Risk Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2021-41351
CWE-ID CWE-451
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 Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one low risk vulnerability.

1) Spoofing attack

EUVDB-ID: #VU58067

Risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 3.8 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:N/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-41351

CWE-ID: CWE-451 - User Interface (UI) Misrepresentation of Critical Information (Clickjacking, spoofing)

Exploit availability: No

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform spoofing attack.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect processing of user-supplied data in Microsoft Edge (Chrome based) Spoofing on IE Mode. A remote attacker can spoof page content.

Mitigation

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based): All versions

CPE2.3 External links

http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-41351

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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