#VU66150 Security features bypass


Published: 2022-08-05

Vulnerability identifier: #VU66150

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1: 8.3 [CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-33649

CWE-ID: CWE-254

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 execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to an error when processing HTML content. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted website, trick the victim into opening it, and execute arbitrary code on the system.

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Edge: 79.0.309.71 - 103.0.1264.77


CPE

External links
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2022-33649


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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