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Use After Free


Severity High
Score 8.8/10


Use after free in Webstore API in Google Chrome prior to 98.0.4758.102 allowed an attacker who convinced a user to install a malicious extension and convinced a user to engage in specific user interaction to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page.

  • LOW
  • HIGH
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

CWE-416 - Use After Free

Use-after-free (UaF) vulnerability occurs when the application is using a pointer to memory that has been freed. Any attempt to read/write to a buffer after it is de-allocated allows memory corruption, sensitive information exposure, and can potentially lead to arbitrary code execution.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published