#VU71495 Use-after-free in Google Chromium


Published: 2023-01-24 | Updated: 2023-01-27

Vulnerability identifier: #VU71495

Vulnerability risk: Medium

CVSSv3.1:

CVE-ID: CVE-2023-0474

CWE-ID: CWE-416

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 use-after-free error within GuestView in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can trick the victim into visiting a specially crafted web page, trigger a use-after-free error and gain access to sensitive information.

Mitigation
Update to version 109.0.5414.119.

Vulnerable software versions

Google Chromium: 109.0.5414.0 - 109.0.5414.118


CPE

External links
http://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2023/01/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_24.html
http://crbug.com/1400841
http://portal.msrc.microsoft.com/en-US/security-guidance/advisory/CVE-2023-0474


Q & A

Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?

Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?


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