Zero-day vulnerability in Google Chrome

Improperly implemented security check for standard
CVE-2020-16013

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2020111124 - Multiple vulnerabilities in Google Chrome

Vulnerable component: Google Chrome

CVE-ID: CVE-2020-16013

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-358 - Improperly Implemented Security Check for Standard

Description:

The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to compromise the affected system.

The vulnerability exists due to incorrect implementation in V8 in Google Chrome. A remote attacker can create a specially crafted web page, trick the victim into visiting it and compromise the system.

Note, the vulnerability is being actively exploited in the wild.

External links:

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2020/11/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_11.html