CVE-2022-4262 is a vulnerability in Google Chrome
Published on December 2, 2022
Type confusion in V8 in Google Chrome prior to 108.0.5359.94 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High)
Known Exploited Vulnerability
This Google Chromium V8 Type Confusion Vulnerability is part of CISA's list of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities. Google Chromium V8 contains a type confusion vulnerability. Specific impacts from exploitation are not available at this time.
The following remediation steps are recommended / required by December 26, 2022: Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CVE-2022-4262 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 an Object Type Confusion Vulnerability?
The program allocates or initializes a resource such as a pointer, object, or variable using one type, but it later accesses that resource using a type that is incompatible with the original type.
CVE-2022-4262 has been classified to as an Object Type Confusion vulnerability or weakness.
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What versions of Chrome are vulnerable to CVE-2022-4262?
- Google Chrome Fixed in Version 108.0.5359.94