Multiple vulnerabilities in Google Chrome for Android



Published: 2022-07-04 | Updated: 2022-07-21
Risk Critical
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 2
CVE-ID CVE-2022-2294
CVE-2022-2295
CWE-ID CWE-122
CWE-843
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Vulnerability #1 is being exploited in the wild.
Vulnerable software
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Google Chrome for Android
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Vendor Google

Security Bulletin

This security bulletin contains information about 2 vulnerabilities.

1) Heap-based buffer overflow

EUVDB-ID: #VU64910

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-2022-2294

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 WebRTC implementation. A remote attacker can trick the victim ti visit a specially crafted website, trigger a 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.

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

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Google Chrome for Android: 64.0.3282.123 - 103.0.5060.70


CPE2.3 External links

http://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2022/07/chrome-for-android-update.html

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 perform certain actions on the device.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.

2) Type Confusion

EUVDB-ID: #VU64911

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]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-2295

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 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.

Mitigation

Install update from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Google Chrome for Android: 64.0.3282.123 - 103.0.5060.70


CPE2.3 External links

http://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2022/07/chrome-for-android-update.html

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 perform certain actions on the device.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability.



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