#VU48383 Improperly implemented security check for standard


Published: 2020-11-11 | Updated: 2020-11-12

Vulnerability identifier: #VU48383

Vulnerability risk: Critical

CVSSv3: 8.4 [CVSS:3.0/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-2020-16013

CWE-ID: CWE-358

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software: Google Chrome
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor: Google, Inc.

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the affected system.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect implementation in V8 in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into visiting it and compromise the system.

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

Mitigation
Update to version 86.0.4240.198.

Vulnerable software versions

Google Chrome: 86.0.4240.0, 86.0.4240.1, 86.0.4240.2, 86.0.4240.3, 86.0.4240.4, 86.0.4240.5, 86.0.4240.6, 86.0.4240.7, 86.0.4240.8, 86.0.4240.9, 86.0.4240.10, 86.0.4240.11, 86.0.4240.12, 86.0.4240.13, 86.0.4240.14, 86.0.4240.15, 86.0.4240.16, 86.0.4240.17, 86.0.4240.18, 86.0.4240.19, 86.0.4240.20, 86.0.4240.21, 86.0.4240.22, 86.0.4240.23, 86.0.4240.24, 86.0.4240.25, 86.0.4240.26, 86.0.4240.27, 86.0.4240.28, 86.0.4240.29, 86.0.4240.30, 86.0.4240.31, 86.0.4240.32, 86.0.4240.33, 86.0.4240.34, 86.0.4240.35, 86.0.4240.36, 86.0.4240.37, 86.0.4240.38, 86.0.4240.39, 86.0.4240.40, 86.0.4240.41, 86.0.4240.42, 86.0.4240.43, 86.0.4240.44, 86.0.4240.45, 86.0.4240.46, 86.0.4240.47, 86.0.4240.48, 86.0.4240.49, 86.0.4240.50, 86.0.4240.51, 86.0.4240.52, 86.0.4240.53, 86.0.4240.54, 86.0.4240.55, 86.0.4240.56, 86.0.4240.57, 86.0.4240.58, 86.0.4240.59, 86.0.4240.60, 86.0.4240.61, 86.0.4240.62, 86.0.4240.63, 86.0.4240.64, 86.0.4240.65, 86.0.4240.66, 86.0.4240.67, 86.0.4240.68, 86.0.4240.69, 86.0.4240.70, 86.0.4240.71, 86.0.4240.72, 86.0.4240.73, 86.0.4240.74, 86.0.4240.75, 86.0.4240.76, 86.0.4240.77, 86.0.4240.78, 86.0.4240.79, 86.0.4240.80, 86.0.4240.81, 86.0.4240.83, 86.0.4240.92, 86.0.4240.93, 86.0.4240.94, 86.0.4240.95, 86.0.4240.99, 86.0.4240.100, 86.0.4240.101, 86.0.4240.102, 86.0.4240.103, 86.0.4240.105, 86.0.4240.107, 86.0.4240.108, 86.0.4240.109, 86.0.4240.110, 86.0.4240.111, 86.0.4240.112, 86.0.4240.114, 86.0.4240.119, 86.0.4240.120, 86.0.4240.121, 86.0.4240.122, 86.0.4240.123, 86.0.4240.124, 86.0.4240.175, 86.0.4240.176, 86.0.4240.177, 86.0.4240.178, 86.0.4240.179, 86.0.4240.180, 86.0.4240.181, 86.0.4240.183, 86.0.4240.185, 86.0.4240.186, 86.0.4240.187, 86.0.4240.188, 86.0.4240.189, 86.0.4240.190, 86.0.4240.191, 86.0.4240.192, 86.0.4240.193, 86.0.4240.194, 86.0.4240.195, 86.0.4240.196, 86.0.4240.197

CPE

External links
https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2020/11/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_11.html
https://crbug.com/1147206


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Yes. This vulnerability can be exploited by a remote non-authenticated attacker via the Internet.

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.


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