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Access of Resource Using Incompatible Type ('Type Confusion')

CVE-2024-5158

Severity High
Score 8.8/10

Summary

Type Confusion in V8 in Google Chrome versions prior to 125.0.6422.76 allowed a remote attacker to potentially perform arbitrary read/write via a crafted HTML page.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • HIGH
  • HIGH

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

The program allocates or initializes a resource such as a pointer, object, or variable using one type, but it later accesses that resource using a type that is incompatible with the original type.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published