#VU58846 Input validation error


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

Vulnerability identifier: #VU58846

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 7.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2021-4098

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 execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to improper input validation when processing HTML content in Mojo. Chrome Critical. A remote attacker can trick the victim to open a specially crafted web page and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable 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/1263457
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2021-4098


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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