Microsoft Edge (Chromium) < 85.0.564.63 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 141009
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Synopsis

The remote host has an web browser installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of Microsoft Edge installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 85.0.564.63. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the ADV200002-9-23-2020 advisory.

- Heap buffer overflow in storage in Google Chrome prior to 85.0.564.63 allowed a remote attacker to potentially perform out of bounds memory access via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2020-15960)

- Insufficient policy validation in extensions in Google Chrome prior to 85.0.564.63 allowed an attacker who convinced a user to install a malicious extension to potentially perform a sandbox escape via a crafted Chrome Extension. (CVE-2020-15961)

- Insufficient policy validation in serial in Google Chrome prior to 85.0.564.63 allowed a remote attacker to potentially perform out of bounds memory access via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2020-15962)

- Insufficient policy enforcement in extensions in Google Chrome prior to 85.0.564.63 allowed an attacker who convinced a user to install a malicious extension to potentially perform a sandbox escape via a crafted Chrome Extension. (CVE-2020-15963)

- Insufficient data validation in media in Google Chrome prior to 85.0.564.63 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2020-15964)

- Type confusion in V8 in Google Chrome prior to 85.0.564.63 allowed a remote attacker to potentially perform out of bounds memory access via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2020-15965)

- Insufficient policy enforcement in extensions in Google Chrome prior to 85.0.564.63 allowed an attacker who convinced a user to install a malicious extension to obtain potentially sensitive information via a crafted Chrome Extension. (CVE-2020-15966)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to Microsoft Edge version 85.0.564.63 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?083510ae

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 141009

File Name: microsoft_edge_chromium_85_0_564_63.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 9/29/2020

Updated: 10/5/2020

Dependencies: microsoft_edge_chromium_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-15965

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:edge

Required KB Items: installed_sw/Microsoft Edge (Chromium), SMB/Registry/Enumerated

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/23/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/21/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-15960, CVE-2020-15961, CVE-2020-15962, CVE-2020-15963, CVE-2020-15964, CVE-2020-15965, CVE-2020-15966