#VU57131 Improperly implemented security check for standard


Published: 2021-10-12

Vulnerability identifier: #VU57131

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:P/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-37980

CWE-ID: CWE-358

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: Yes

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

Vendor: Google

Description

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

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

Mitigation
Update to version 94.0.4606.81.

Vulnerable software versions

Google Chromium: 94.0.4606.0 - 94.0.4606.71


CPE

External links
http://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2021/10/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html
http://crbug.com/1254631
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-37980


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?

No. We are not aware of malware exploiting this vulnerability. However, proof of concept for this vulnerability is available.


Latest bulletins with this vulnerability