Microsoft Edge (Chromium) < 120.0.2210.133 Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 189188


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 120.0.2210.133. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the January 11, 2024 advisory.

- Insufficient data validation in Extensions in Google Chrome prior to 120.0.6099.216 allowed an attacker in a privileged network position to install a malicious extension via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2024-0333)

- Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based) Security Feature Bypass Vulnerability (CVE-2024-20675)

- Acrobat Reader T5 (MSFT Edge) versions 120.0.2210.91 and earlier are affected by an Improper Input Validation vulnerability. An unauthenticated attacker could leverage this vulnerability to achieve an application denial-of-service in the context of the current user. Exploitation of this issue requires user interaction in that a victim must open a malicious file. (CVE-2024-20709, CVE-2024-20721)

- Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based) Elevation of Privilege Vulnerability (CVE-2024-21337)

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 120.0.2210.133 or later.

See Also

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 189188

File Name: microsoft_edge_chromium_120_0_2210_133.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 1/18/2024

Updated: 5/3/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.1


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-20675


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.3

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/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: 1/11/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/9/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-0333, CVE-2024-20675, CVE-2024-20709, CVE-2024-20721, CVE-2024-21337

IAVA: 2024-A-0040-S