Microsoft Edge (Chromium) < 94.0.992.47 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 153995

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 94.0.992.47. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the October 11, 2021 advisory.

- heap buffer overflow in WebRTC in Google Chrome prior to 94.0.4606.81 allowed a remote attacker who convinced a user to browse to a malicious website to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-37979)

- Use after free in Garbage Collection in Google Chrome prior to 94.0.4606.81 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-37977)

- Heap buffer overflow in Blink in Google Chrome prior to 94.0.4606.81 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-37978)

- Inappropriate implementation in Sandbox in Google Chrome prior to 94.0.4606.81 allowed a remote attacker to potentially bypass site isolation via Windows. (CVE-2021-37980)

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 94.0.992.47 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3a3f355a

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37977

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37978

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37979

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2021-37980

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 153995

File Name: microsoft_edge_chromium_94_0_992_47.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 10/11/2021

Updated: 11/15/2021

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

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-37979

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/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:N/UI:R/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: 10/11/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 10/7/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-37977, CVE-2021-37978, CVE-2021-37979, CVE-2021-37980

IAVA: 2021-A-0459-S