CVSS 3.1 Score 8.8 of 10 (high)


Published Jul 29, 2023
Updated: Aug 12, 2023
CWE ID 416


CVE-2021-4317 is a vulnerability that affects Google Chrome versions prior to 96.0.4664.93 and is categorized as CWE-416 (Use After Free). It has a high severity rating with a base score of 8.8 according to NVD@NIST. The vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform arbitrary read/write actions through a crafted HTML page by exploiting a use after free issue in ANGLE in Google Chrome. The vulnerability does not require any privileges and user interaction is required for exploitation. It has a low attack complexity and can result in high impacts on confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the affected system or network. Remediation for this vulnerability is to update Google Chrome to version 96.0.4664.93 or later.


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