Microsoft Edge (Chromium) < 122.0.2365.63 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 191442

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 122.0.2365.63. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the February 29, 2024 advisory.

- Type Confusion in V8 in Google Chrome prior to 122.0.6261.94 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit object corruption via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2024-1938)

- Type Confusion in V8 in Google Chrome prior to 122.0.6261.94 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2024-1939)

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 122.0.2365.63 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?2570be35

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2024-1938

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2024-1939

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 191442

File Name: microsoft_edge_chromium_122_0_2365_63.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2/29/2024

Updated: 3/12/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-1939

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:microsoft:edge

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated, installed_sw/Microsoft Edge (Chromium)

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/29/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/27/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-1938, CVE-2024-1939

IAVA: 2024-A-0116-S