Vulnerability identifier: #VU80637
Vulnerability risk: Critical
Exploitation vector: Network
Exploit availability: No
The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.
The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error when processing WebP images within libwebp library. A remote attacker can trick the victim to visit a malicious website, trigger a heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system. The vulnerability affects all modern browsers that support WebP image processing.
Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.
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Vulnerable software versions
Google Chrome: 100.0.4896.60 - 116.0.5845.180
Can this vulnerability be exploited remotely?
Is there known malware, which exploits this vulnerability?