Remote code execution in Google Chrome



Published: 2022-03-26 | Updated: 2022-03-30
Risk Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-1096
CWE-ID CWE-843
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
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Google Chrome
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor Google

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains one critical risk vulnerability.

1) Type Confusion

EUVDB-ID: #VU61629

Risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-1096

CWE-ID: CWE-843 - Access of Resource Using Incompatible Type ('Type Confusion')

Exploit availability: Yes

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a type confusion error within the V8 component in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger a type confusion error and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

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

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

Mitigation

Update to version 99.0.4844.84.

Vulnerable software versions

Google Chrome: 70.0.3538.67 - 99.0.4844.82


CPE2.3 External links

http://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2022/03/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_25.html
http://crbug.com/1309225

Q & A

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Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?



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