#VU58159 Use-after-free


Published: 2021-11-15 | Updated: 2021-11-23

Vulnerability identifier: #VU58159

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-38005

CWE-ID: CWE-416

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 vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a use-after-free error within the loader component in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger use-after-free error and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow an attacker to compromise vulnerable system.

Mitigation
Update to version 96.0.4664.45.

Vulnerable software versions

Google Chromium: 96.0.4664.0 - 96.0.4664.44


CPE

External links
http://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2021/11/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html
http://crbug.com/1241091
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-38005


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


Latest bulletins with this vulnerability