CVE-2020-6518

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Description

Use after free in developer tools in Google Chrome prior to 84.0.4147.89 allowed a remote attacker who had convinced the user to use developer tools to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page.

References

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2020/07/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html

https://crbug.com/986051

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-07/msg00069.html

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202007-08

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/MTRPPTKZ2RKVH2XGQCWNFZ7FOGQ5LLCA/

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/MYIDWCHG24ZTFD4P42D4A4WWPPA74BCG/

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-08/msg00007.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-08/msg00018.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2020-09/msg00041.html

https://www.debian.org/security/2021/dsa-4824

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/202101-30

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2020-07-22

Updated: 2021-07-21

Type: CWE-416

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH

CVSS v3

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (14 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
145430GLSA-202101-30 : Qt WebEngine: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
144672Debian DSA-4824-1 : chromium - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
139467RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2020:3377)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
139450openSUSE Security Update : opera (openSUSE-2020-1172)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
139357openSUSE Security Update : opera (openSUSE-2020-1148)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
139261Fedora 31 : chromium (2020-84d87cbd50)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
139106Fedora 32 : chromium (2020-bf684961d9)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
139034Microsoft Edge (Chromium) < 84.0.522.40 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
138931GLSA-202007-08 : Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
high
138788openSUSE Security Update : chromium (openSUSE-2020-1021)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
138787openSUSE Security Update : chromium (openSUSE-2020-1020)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
138537FreeBSD : chromium -- multiple vulnerabilities (870d59b0-c6c4-11ea-8015-e09467587c17)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
high
138449Google Chrome < 84.0.4147.89 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
138448Google Chrome < 84.0.4147.89 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high