#VU57766 Exposed dangerous method or function


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

Vulnerability identifier: #VU57766

Vulnerability risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-38000

CWE-ID: CWE-749

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

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

Vendor:

Description

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

The vulnerability exists due to insecure implementation in V8 engine in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted website, trick the victim into visiting it and execute arbitrary code on the system.

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

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions


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-2021-38000


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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