CVE-2022-4135 in Google and Microsoft Products
Published on November 25, 2022
Known Exploited Vulnerability
This Google Chrome Heap Buffer Overflow Vulnerability is part of CISA's list of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities. Google Chrome GPU contains a heap buffer overflow vulnerability that allows a remote attacker who has compromised the renderer process to potentially perform a sandbox escape via a crafted HTML page.
The following remediation steps are recommended / required by December 19, 2022:
CVE-2022-4135 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 critical as this vulnerability has a high impact to the confidentiality, integrity and availability of this component.
What is a Memory Corruption Vulnerability?
The software writes data past the end, or before the beginning, of the intended buffer. Typically, this can result in corruption of data, a crash, or code execution. The software may modify an index or perform pointer arithmetic that references a memory location that is outside of the boundaries of the buffer. A subsequent write operation then produces undefined or unexpected results.
CVE-2022-4135 has been classified to as a Memory Corruption vulnerability or weakness.
Products Associated with CVE-2022-4135
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What versions are vulnerable to CVE-2022-4135?
- Google Chrome Fixed in Version 107.0.5304.121
- Microsoft Edge Browser Fixed in Version 107.0.1418.62
- Microsoft Edge Chromium Fixed in Version 107.0.5304.150