google chrome CVE-2021-37975 vulnerability in Google and Other Products
Published on October 8, 2021

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Use after free in V8 in Google Chrome prior to 94.0.4606.71 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page.

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Known Exploited Vulnerability

This Google Chrome Use-After-Free Vulnerability is part of CISA's list of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities. Google Chrome use-after-free error within the V8 browser engine.

The following remediation steps are recommended / required by November 17, 2021: Apply updates per vendor instructions.

Vulnerability Analysis

CVE-2021-37975 can be exploited with network access, requires user interaction. This vulnerability is considered to have a low attack complexity. It has an exploitability score of 2.8 out of four. The potential impact of an exploit of this vulnerability is considered to be very high.

What is a Dangling pointer Vulnerability?

Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code.

CVE-2021-37975 has been classified to as a Dangling pointer vulnerability or weakness.

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