#VU59214 Use of uninitialized resource


Published: 2022-01-04 | Updated: 2022-01-06

Vulnerability identifier: #VU59214

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 4.7 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-0115

CWE-ID: CWE-908

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 bypass certain security restrictions.

The vulnerability exists due to usage of uninitialized resources in File API in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted webpage, trigger uninitialized usage of resources and bypass implemented security mechanisms.

Mitigation
Update to version 97.0.4692.71.

Vulnerable software versions

Google Chromium: 97.0.4692.0 - 97.0.4692.70


CPE

External links
http://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2022/01/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html
http://crbug.com/1268903
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2022-0115


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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