CVE-2022-3038 in Google and Fedora Project Products
Published on September 26, 2022
Known Exploited Vulnerability
This Google Chrome Use-After-Free Vulnerability is part of CISA's list of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities. Google Chrome contains a use-after-free vulnerability that allows a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption.
The following remediation steps are recommended / required by April 20, 2023: Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CVE-2022-3038 is exploitable 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-2022-3038 has been classified to as a Dangling pointer vulnerability or weakness.
Products Associated with CVE-2022-3038
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What versions are vulnerable to CVE-2022-3038?
- Google Chrome Fixed in Version 105.0.5195.52
- Fedora Project Fedora Version 37