CVE-2021-37998

Published on: 11/23/2021 12:00:00 AM UTC

Last Modified on: 02/28/2022 08:07:00 PM UTC

CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Certain versions of Debian Linux from Debian contain the following vulnerability:

Use after free in Garbage Collection in Google Chrome prior to 95.0.4638.69 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page.

  • CVE-2021-37998 has been assigned by URL Logo [email protected] to track the vulnerability - currently rated as HIGH severity.
  • Affected Vendor/Software: URL Logo Google - Chrome version < 95.0.4638.69

CVSS3 Score: 8.8 - HIGH

Attack
Vector
Attack
Complexity
Privileges
Required
User
Interaction
NETWORK LOW NONE REQUIRED
Scope Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
UNCHANGED HIGH HIGH HIGH

CVSS2 Score: 6.8 - MEDIUM

Access
Vector
Access
Complexity
Authentication
NETWORK MEDIUM NONE
Confidentiality
Impact
Integrity
Impact
Availability
Impact
PARTIAL PARTIAL PARTIAL

CVE References

Description Tags Link
Debian -- Security Information -- DSA-5046-1 chromium www.debian.org
Depreciated Link
text/html
URL Logo DEBIAN DSA-5046
1259587 - chromium - An open-source project to help move the web forward. - Monorail crbug.com
text/html
URL Logo MISC crbug.com/1259587
[SECURITY] Fedora 34 Update: chromium-96.0.4664.110-3.fc34 - package-announce - Fedora Mailing-Lists lists.fedoraproject.org
text/html
URL Logo FEDORA FEDORA-2021-6a292e2cf4
Chrome Releases: Stable Channel Update for Desktop chromereleases.googleblog.com
text/html
URL Logo MISC chromereleases.googleblog.com/2021/10/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_28.html

Related QID Numbers

  • 179000 Debian Security Update for chromium (DSA 5046-1)
  • 282220 Fedora Security Update for chromium (FEDORA-2021-6a292e2cf4)
  • 282308 Fedora Security Update for chromium (FEDORA-2021-22594d9eb0)
  • 376000 Google Chrome Prior to 95.0.4638.69 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • 376010 Microsoft Edge Based on Chromium Prior to 95.0.1020.40 Multiple Vulnerabilities
  • 690221 Free Berkeley Software Distribution (FreeBSD) Security Update for chromium (976d7bf9-38ea-11ec-b3b0-3065ec8fd3ec)
  • 710571 Gentoo Linux Chromium, Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities (GLSA 202201-02)
  • 751335 OpenSUSE Security Update for chromium (openSUSE-SU-2021:1462-1)
  • 751739 OpenSUSE Security Update for opera (openSUSE-SU-2022:0047-1)
  • 751978 OpenSUSE Security Update for opera (openSUSE-SU-2022:0110-1)

Known Affected Configurations (CPE V2.3)

Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
Operating
System
DebianDebian Linux10.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
DebianDebian Linux11.0AllAllAll
Operating
System
FedoraprojectFedora34AllAllAll
ApplicationGoogleChromeAllAllAllAll
  • cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:10.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:11.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:34:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:
  • cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:

Social Mentions

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