#VU62346 Type Confusion


Published: 2022-04-15 | Updated: 2022-04-29

Vulnerability identifier: #VU62346

Vulnerability risk: Critical

CVSSv3.1: 8.4 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-1364

CWE-ID: CWE-843

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Google Chromium
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor:

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a type confusion error in V8 engine in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted web page, trigger a type confusion error and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions


External links
http://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2022/04/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_14.html
http://crbug.com/1315901
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2022-1364


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?

Yes. This vulnerability is being exploited in the wild.


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