Zero-day vulnerability in Google Chrome

Type Confusion
CVE-2020-6418

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2020022501 - Multiple vulnerabilities in Google Chrome

Vulnerable component: Google Chrome

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-6418

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

CWE-ID: CWE-843 - Access of Resource Using Incompatible Type ('Type Confusion')

Description:

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the target system.

The vulnerability exists due to a type confusion error in V8 component. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into visiting it, trigger a type confusion error and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may result in complete compromise of vulnerable system.

Note: This vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

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