Google Chrome Vulnerability Being Weaponized
A new Chrome use-after-free memory corruption flaw that affects Adobe Reader for Windows has been reported to be weaponized.
Chrome Zero-Day Is Currently Weaponized
Google has released Chrome_v9 90.0.4430.212 today to the Stable Channel and is impacting Windows, Linux and Mac OS, fixing a total of 43 vulnerabilities. So far this year, Google released at least one zero-day version of Chrome each month.
One of the bugs, tracked as CVE-2021-28550, is a use-after-free memory corruption flaw that affects Adobe Reader for Windows that has been reported to be weaponized.
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Syxscore Risk Alert
This vulnerability has a significant risk as this can be exposed over any network, with low complexity and without privileges. The CVE carries a CVSS score of 7.8 (High Severity) the vulnerability is being weaponized.
- Attack Vector: Local
- Attack Complexity: Low
- Privileges Required: None
- User Interaction: Required
- Scope (Jump Point): No
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