Microsoft Edge (Chromium) < 94.0.992.38 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 153839

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 94.0.992.38. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the October 1, 2021 advisory.

- Use after free in V8 in Google Chrome prior to 94.0.4606.71 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-37975)

- Use after free in Safebrowsing in Google Chrome prior to 94.0.4606.71 allowed a remote attacker who had compromised the renderer process to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page.
(CVE-2021-37974)

- Inappropriate implementation in Memory in Google Chrome prior to 94.0.4606.71 allowed a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information from process memory via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-37976)

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 94.0.992.38 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?fc68e93b

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37974

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37975

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37976

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 153839

File Name: microsoft_edge_chromium_94_0_992_38.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 10/1/2021

Updated: 1/26/2022

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-37975

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

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: 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: 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: 10/1/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/30/2021

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 11/17/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-37974, CVE-2021-37975, CVE-2021-37976

IAVA: 2021-A-0449-S