Check Point Advisories

Google Chrome V8 Type Confusion (CVE-2021-38001)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2021-1628
Date Published: 8 Mar 2023
Severity: High
Last Updated: Wednesday 08 March, 2023
Industry Reference:CVE-2021-38001
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R81, R80

Who is Vulnerable? Google Chrome V8 Up to (excluding)
Vulnerability Description A type confusion vulnerability exists in Google Chrome V8. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the affected system.

Protection Overview

This protection detects attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update. For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Google Chrome V8 Type Confusion (CVE-2021-38001) protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all Security Gateways.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Application Servers Protection Violation.
Attack Information:  Google Chrome V8 Type Confusion (CVE-2021-38001)

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