#VU64670 Race condition


Published: 2022-06-24

Vulnerability identifier: #VU64670

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-2022-33639

CWE-ID: CWE-362

Exploitation vector: Network

Exploit availability: No

Vulnerable software:
Microsoft Edge
Client/Desktop applications / Web browsers

Vendor: Microsoft

Description

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the affected system.

The vulnerability exists due to a race condition when processing HTML content. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted web page, bypass browser sandbox and execute arbitrary code on the system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Edge: 79.0.309.71 - 102.0.1245.44


CPE

External links
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2022-33639


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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