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CVE-2016-1618 Detail

Description

Blink, as used in Google Chrome before 48.0.2564.82, does not ensure that a proper cryptographicallyRandomValues random number generator is used, which makes it easier for remote attackers to defeat cryptographic protection mechanisms via unspecified vectors.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  01/25/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1618
Original release date:
01/25/2016
Last revised:
12/07/2016
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
6.5 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N (legend)
Impact Score:
3.6
Exploitability Score:
2.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
High
Integrity (I):
None
Availability (A):
None
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
2.9
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/01/stable-channel-update_20.html Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/01/stable-channel-update_20.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00035.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:0249
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00036.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:0250
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-01/msg00046.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:0271
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0072.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2016:0072
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3456 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3456
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/81430 External Source BID 81430
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034801 External Source SECTRACK 1034801
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2877-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-2877-1
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=552749 External Source CONFIRM https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=552749
https://codereview.chromium.org/1419293005 External Source CONFIRM https://codereview.chromium.org/1419293005
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201603-09 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201603-09

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)
  • Cryptographic Issues (CWE-310)

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