Microsoft Edge (Chromium) < 118.0.2088.109 / 119.0.2151.72 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 185901

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 118.0.2088.109 / 119.0.2151.72. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the November 16, 2023 advisory.

- Use after free in Garbage Collection in Google Chrome prior to 119.0.6045.159 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2023-5997)

- Use after free in Navigation in Google Chrome prior to 119.0.6045.159 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2023-6112)

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

Solution

Upgrade to Microsoft Edge version 118.0.2088.109 / 119.0.2151.72 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?7feca339

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2023-36008

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2023-36026

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2023-5997

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2023-6112

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 185901

File Name: microsoft_edge_chromium_119_0_2151_72.nasl

Version: 1.4

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 11/16/2023

Updated: 1/29/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

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-2023-6112

CVSS v3

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: 11/16/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/14/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-36008, CVE-2023-36026, CVE-2023-5997, CVE-2023-6112

IAVA: 2023-A-0649-S