#VU58548 Input validation error


Published: 2021-12-06 | Updated: 2021-12-10

Vulnerability identifier: #VU58548

Vulnerability risk: Low

CVSSv3.1: 2.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-4068

CWE-ID: CWE-20

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 crash the browser.

The vulnerability exists due to a improper input validation in new tab page in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can trick the victim to perform certain actions in browser and crash it.

Mitigation
Update to version 96.0.4664.93.

Vulnerable software versions

Google Chromium: 96.0.4664.0 - 96.0.4664.92


CPE

External links
http://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2021/12/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html
http://crbug.com/1265197
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-4068


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.


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