Microsoft Edge (Chromium) < 86.0.622.68 Vulnerability

critical Nessus Plugin ID 142740

Synopsis

The remote host has an web browser installed that is affected by a vulnerability

Description

The version of Microsoft Edge installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 86.0.622.68. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the ADV200002-11-11-2020 advisory. 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 86.0.622.68 or later.

See Also

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 142740

File Name: microsoft_edge_chromium_86_0_622_68.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 11/12/2020

Updated: 1/12/2021

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.1

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 Score Source: CVE-2020-16016

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.6

Temporal Score: 8.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/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: 11/11/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/9/2020

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-16016