#VU62616 Heap-based buffer overflow


Published: 2022-04-26 | Updated: 2022-04-29

Vulnerability identifier: #VU62616

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1: 6.5 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-1484

CWE-ID: CWE-122

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 vulnerable system.

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing untrusted HTML content in Web UI Settings. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into opening it, trigger a heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Mitigation
Update to version 101.0.4951.41.

Vulnerable software versions

Google Chromium: 101.0.4951.0 - 101.0.4951.40


CPE

External links
http://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2022/04/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_26.html
http://crbug.com/1297429
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2022-1484


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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