Remote code execution in Google Chrome



Published: 2022-04-15 | Updated: 2022-04-29
Risk Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE-ID CVE-2022-1364
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: #VU62346

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]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-1364

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

Exploit availability: No

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to a type confusion error in V8 engine in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted web page, 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

Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Google Chrome: 70.0.3538.67 - 100.0.4896.88


CPE2.3 External links

http://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2022/04/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_14.html
http://crbug.com/1315901
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2022-1364

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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