Zero-day vulnerability in Google Chrome

Heap-based buffer overflow

The vulnerability was reported to Google by the Avast Threat Intelligence team on 2022-07-01.

Vulnerability details

Advisory: SB2022070440 - Remote code execution in Google Chrome

Vulnerable component: Google Chrome

CVE-ID: CVE-2022-2294

CVSSv3 score: CVSS:3.1/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-122 - Heap-based Buffer Overflow


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

The vulnerability exists due to a boundary error within WebRTC implementation. A remote attacker can trick the victim ti visit a specially crafted website, trigger a heap-based buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system.

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

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

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