Microsoft Edge (Chromium) < 123.0.2420.97 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 193282

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 123.0.2420.97. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the April 12, 2024 advisory.

- Out of bounds memory access in Compositing in Google Chrome prior to 123.0.6312.122 allowed a remote attacker who had compromised the GPU process to potentially perform a sandbox escape via specific UI gestures. (Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2024-3157)

- Use after free in Dawn in Google Chrome prior to 123.0.6312.122 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2024-3515)

- Heap buffer overflow in ANGLE in Google Chrome prior to 123.0.6312.122 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2024-3516)

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 123.0.2420.97 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?abaee145

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2024-3157

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2024-3515

https://msrc.microsoft.com/update-guide/vulnerability/CVE-2024-3516

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 193282

File Name: microsoft_edge_chromium_123_0_2420_97.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 4/12/2024

Updated: 5/3/2024

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.5

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-2024-3516

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: 4/12/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/10/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-3157, CVE-2024-3515, CVE-2024-3516