Microsoft Edge GPU heap-based overflow

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A vulnerability was found in Microsoft Edge (Web Browser) (version now known). It has been declared as critical. This vulnerability affects some unknown processing of the component GPU. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a heap-based overflow vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-122. A heap overflow condition is a buffer overflow, where the buffer that can be overwritten is allocated in the heap portion of memory, generally meaning that the buffer was allocated using a routine such as malloc(). As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was disclosed 11/28/2022 as confirmed security guidance (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability was named CVE-2022-4135. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details are unknown but a private exploit is available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 06/29/2024).

It is declared as highly functional. This issue was added on 11/28/2022 to the CISA Known Exploited Vulnerabilities Catalog with a due date of 12/19/2022:

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Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at (735). The entry VDB-214348 is pretty similar.






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Class: Heap-based overflow
CWE: CWE-122 / CWE-119

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Access: Private
Status: Highly functional

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Status: Confirmed

CVE: CVE-2022-4135 (🔍)
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Created: 11/30/2022 08:38 PM
Updated: 06/29/2024 03:20 AM
Changes: 11/30/2022 08:38 PM (12), 11/30/2022 08:42 PM (33), 12/24/2022 10:40 PM (2), 12/24/2022 10:54 PM (11), 04/27/2024 09:21 PM (23), 06/16/2024 12:06 AM (2), 06/29/2024 03:20 AM (1)
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