#VU58843 Improper control of a resource through its lifetime


Published: 2021-12-13 | Updated: 2021-12-15

Vulnerability identifier: #VU58843

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 5.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-4100

CWE-ID: CWE-664

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 improper control of object lifetime in ANGLE in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted webpage, trigger a stack-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the system.

Mitigation
Update to version 96.0.4664.110.

Vulnerable software versions

Google Chromium: 96.0.4664.0 - 96.0.4664.109


CPE

External links
http://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2021/12/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_13.html
http://crbug.com/1272068
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-4100


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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