Microsoft Edge (Chromium) < 90.0.818.46 Multiple Vulnerabilities

critical Nessus Plugin ID 148939
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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 90.0.818.46. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the April 22, 2021 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 90.0.818.46 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?0027f192

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-21222

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-21223

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-21224

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-21225

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-21226

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 148939

File Name: microsoft_edge_chromium_90_0_818_46.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 4/22/2021

Updated: 11/30/2021

Dependencies: microsoft_edge_chromium_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-21226

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.6

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.6

Temporal Score: 9.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/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: 4/22/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/20/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-21222, CVE-2021-21223, CVE-2021-21224, CVE-2021-21225, CVE-2021-21226