Microsoft Edge (Chromium) < 88.0.705.74 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 146586
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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 88.0.705.74. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the February 17, 2021 advisory.

- Stack buffer overflow in Data Transfer in Google Chrome on Linux prior to 88.0.4324.182 allowed a remote attacker to perform out of bounds memory access via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-21149)

- Use after free in Downloads in Google Chrome on Windows prior to 88.0.4324.182 allowed a remote attacker who had compromised the renderer process to potentially perform a sandbox escape via a crafted HTML page.
(CVE-2021-21150)

- Use after free in Payments in Google Chrome prior to 88.0.4324.182 allowed a remote attacker to potentially perform a sandbox escape via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-21151)

- Heap buffer overflow in Media in Google Chrome on Linux prior to 88.0.4324.182 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-21152)

- Stack buffer overflow in GPU Process in Google Chrome on Linux prior to 88.0.4324.182 allowed a remote attacker to potentially perform out of bounds memory access via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-21153)

- Heap buffer overflow in Tab Strip in Google Chrome prior to 88.0.4324.182 allowed a remote attacker who had compromised the renderer process to potentially perform a sandbox escape via a crafted HTML page.
(CVE-2021-21154)

- Heap buffer overflow in Tab Strip in Google Chrome on Windows prior to 88.0.4324.182 allowed a remote attacker who had compromised the renderer process to potentially perform a sandbox escape via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-21155)

- Heap buffer overflow in V8 in Google Chrome prior to 88.0.4324.182 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted script. (CVE-2021-21156)

- Use after free in Web Sockets in Google Chrome on Linux prior to 88.0.4324.182 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-21157)

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 88.0.705.74 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?18ef2264

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-21149

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-21150

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-21151

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-21152

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-21153

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-21154

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-21155

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-21156

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-21157

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 146586

File Name: microsoft_edge_chromium_88_0_705_74.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2/19/2021

Updated: 5/17/2021

Dependencies: microsoft_edge_chromium_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-21157

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:edge

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/17/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/9/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-21149, CVE-2021-21150, CVE-2021-21151, CVE-2021-21152, CVE-2021-21153, CVE-2021-21154, CVE-2021-21155, CVE-2021-21156, CVE-2021-21157