#VU71148 Code Injection in Microsoft Edge


Published: 2023-01-12

Vulnerability identifier: #VU71148

Vulnerability risk: High

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-21796

CWE-ID: CWE-94

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 improper input validation. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a specially crafted web page and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

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

Mitigation
Install updates from vendor's website.

Vulnerable software versions

Microsoft Edge: 79.0.309.71 - 108.0.1462.76


CPE

External links
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2023-21796


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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