Microsoft Edge (Chromium) < 88.0.705.62 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 146207
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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 88.0.705.62. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the February 4, 2021 advisory.

- Use after free in Payments in Google Chrome on Mac prior to 88.0.4324.146 allowed a remote attacker to potentially perform a sandbox escape via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-21142)

- Heap buffer overflow in Extensions in Google Chrome prior to 88.0.4324.146 allowed an attacker who convinced a user to install a malicious extension to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted Chrome Extension. (CVE-2021-21143)

- Heap buffer overflow in Tab Groups in Google Chrome prior to 88.0.4324.146 allowed an attacker who convinced a user to install a malicious extension to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted Chrome Extension. (CVE-2021-21144)

- Use after free in Fonts in Google Chrome prior to 88.0.4324.146 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-21145)

- Use after free in Navigation in Google Chrome prior to 88.0.4324.146 allowed a remote attacker who had compromised the renderer process to potentially perform a sandbox escape via a crafted HTML page.
(CVE-2021-21146)

- Inappropriate implementation in Skia in Google Chrome prior to 88.0.4324.146 allowed a local attacker to spoof the contents of the Omnibox (URL bar) via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-21147)

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 88.0.705.62 or later.

See Also

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-21144

http://www.nessus.org/u?f6e795b0

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-21142

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-21143

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-21145

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-21146

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-21147

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-24113

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 146207

File Name: microsoft_edge_chromium_88_0_705_62.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2/10/2021

Updated: 2/12/2021

Dependencies: microsoft_edge_chromium_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-21146

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:microsoft:edge:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/4/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/2/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-21142, CVE-2021-21143, CVE-2021-21144, CVE-2021-21145, CVE-2021-21146, CVE-2021-21147, CVE-2021-24113