Microsoft Edge (Chromium) < 93.0.961.44 Vulnerability

high Nessus Plugin ID 153368
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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 93.0.961.44. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the September 9, 2021 advisory.

- Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based) Tampering Vulnerability (CVE-2021-38669)

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 93.0.961.44 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?5b26fe9e

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-38669

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 153368

File Name: microsoft_edge_chromium_93_0_961_44.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 9/14/2021

Updated: 9/30/2021

Dependencies: microsoft_edge_chromium_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-38669

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/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:L/UI:N/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: 9/9/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/14/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-38669

IAVA: 2021-A-0432