Microsoft Edge (Chromium) < 104.0.1293.63 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 164293


The remote host has an web browser installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Microsoft Edge installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 104.0.1293.63. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the August 19, 2022 advisory.

- Use after free in FedCM. (CVE-2022-2852)

- Heap buffer overflow in Downloads. (CVE-2022-2853)

- Use after free in SwiftShader. (CVE-2022-2854)

- Use after free in ANGLE. (CVE-2022-2855)

- Use after free in Blink. (CVE-2022-2857)

- Use after free in Sign-In Flow. (CVE-2022-2858)

- Insufficient policy enforcement in Cookies. (CVE-2022-2860)

- Inappropriate implementation in Extensions API. (CVE-2022-2861)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to Microsoft Edge version 104.0.1293.63 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 164293

File Name: microsoft_edge_chromium_104_0_1293_63.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 8/19/2022

Updated: 10/21/2022

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-2858


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

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:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/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: 8/19/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/16/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-2852, CVE-2022-2853, CVE-2022-2854, CVE-2022-2855, CVE-2022-2857, CVE-2022-2858, CVE-2022-2860, CVE-2022-2861