Recently, on 16th Feb, 2021, Google released a stable update to address a number of CVEs – CVE-2021-21149, CVE-2021-21150, CVE-2021-21151, CVE-2021-21152, CVE-2021-21153, CVE-2021-21154, CVE-2021-21155, CVE-2021-21156 and CVE-2021-21157. Multiple vulnerabilities were discovered in Google Chrome that allowed an attacker to create a security problem, which has not been specified by the publisher yet. No POC or active attacks were observed at the time of this blog being written.
According to Google advisory, 9 CVEs and their respective vulnerabilities with high severities are as follows:
CVE-2021-21149: Stack overflow in Data Transfer
CVE-2021-21150: Use after free in Downloads
CVE-2021-21151: Use after free in Payments
CVE-2021-21152: Heap buffer overflow in Media
CVE-2021-21153: Stack overflow in GPU Process
CVE-2021-21154 and CVE-2021-21155: Heap buffer overflow in Tab Strip
CVE-2021-21156: Heap buffer overflow in V8
CVE-2021-21157: Use after free in Web Sockets
Google Chrome versions earlier than 88.0.4324.182
Vulnerable software: Chrome, Edge Chromium, Opera.
Users are advised to update their Google Chrome installations to the latest version 88.0.4324.182
Qualys customers can scan their network with QID 375119 to detect vulnerable assets.
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