Microsoft Edge (Chromium) < 107.0.1418.62 Vulnerability

critical Nessus Plugin ID 168239


The remote host has an web browser installed that is affected by a vulnerability


The version of Microsoft Edge installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 107.0.1418.62. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the November 28, 2022 advisory.

- Heap buffer overflow in GPU in Google Chrome prior to 107.0.5304.121 allowed a remote attacker who had compromised the renderer process to potentially perform a sandbox escape via a crafted HTML page.
(Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2022-4135)

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


Upgrade to Microsoft Edge version 107.0.1418.62 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 168239

File Name: microsoft_edge_chromium_107_0_1418_62.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 11/29/2022

Updated: 9/20/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.1


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-4135


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.6

Temporal Score: 9.2

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:H/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: 11/28/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/24/2022

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 12/19/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-4135

IAVA: 2022-A-0501-S, 2022-A-0502-S