#VU58171 Improperly implemented security check for standard


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

Vulnerability identifier: #VU58171

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-38021

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 gain access to sensitive information.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect implementation in referrer in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into visiting it and gain access to sensitive information.

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/1233375
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-38021


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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