High Threat Security Alert (A22-02-08): Multiple Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based)
17 February 2022
Microsoft released a security update to address multiple vulnerabilities in Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based). A remote attacker could entice a user to open a web page with specially crafted content on a vulnerable browser to exploit the vulnerability.
Reports indicate that the vulnerability (CVE-2022-0609) is being exploited in the wild. You are advised to take immediate action to patch your affected systems to mitigate the elevated risk of cyber attacks.
Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based) prior to version 98.0.1108.55
Successful exploitation of the vulnerabilities could lead to remote code execution, information disclosure or security restriction bypass on an affected system.
Users of affected systems should update Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based) to version 98.0.1108.55 or later to address the issue.