Microsoft Edge (Chromium) < 112.0.1722.48

high Nessus Plugin ID 174524


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 112.0.1722.48. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the April 15, 2023 advisory.

- Type confusion in V8 in Google Chrome prior to 112.0.5615.121 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2023-2033)

- A spoofing vulnerability could allow an attacker to bypass the Edge security warning message feature.

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 112.0.1722.48 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 174524

File Name: microsoft_edge_chromium_112_0_1722_48.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 4/20/2023

Updated: 7/20/2023

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-2033


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.2

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:F/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: 4/15/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/14/2023

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 5/8/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-2033, CVE-2023-29334

IAVA: 2023-A-0203-S, 2023-A-0204-S, 2023-A-0232-S