High Threat Security Alert (A22-08-12): Vulnerability in Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based)
18 August 2022
Microsoft released a security update to address a vulnerability 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-2022-2856) 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 104.0.1293.60
Successful exploitation of the vulnerability could lead to security restriction bypass on an affected system.
Users of affected systems should update Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based) to version 104.0.1293.60 or later to address the issue.