#VU57765 Improperly implemented security check for standard


Published: 2021-10-28 | Updated: 2021-10-30

Vulnerability identifier: #VU57765

Vulnerability risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-38003

CWE-ID: CWE-358

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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 the V8 engine 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 95.0.4638.69.

Vulnerable software versions

Google Chromium: 95.0.4638.0 - 95.0.4638.68


CPE

External links
http://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2021/10/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_28.html
http://crbug.com/1263462
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-38003


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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