Microsoft Edge (Chromium) < 93.0.961.47 Vulnerability

high Nessus Plugin ID 153369
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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 93.0.961.47. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the September 14, 2021 advisory.

- Out of bounds write in V8 in Google Chrome prior to 93.0.4577.82 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-30632)

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 93.0.4577.82 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?78d37aa2

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-30632

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 153369

File Name: microsoft_edge_chromium_93_0_961_47.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 9/14/2021

Updated: 10/15/2021

Dependencies: microsoft_edge_chromium_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-30632

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/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 Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/14/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/13/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-30632