#VU54006 Type Confusion


Published: 2021-08-22

Vulnerability identifier: #VU54006

Vulnerability risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-30551

CWE-ID: CWE-843

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

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

Vendor: Google

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 91.0.4472.101.

Vulnerable software versions

Google Chrome: 89.0.4389.72 - 91.0.4472.77


CPE

External links
http://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2021/06/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html
http://crbug.com/1216437


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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