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CVE-2016-1706 Detail

Current Description

The PPAPI implementation in Google Chrome before 52.0.2743.82 does not validate the origin of IPC messages to the plugin broker process that should have come from the browser process, which allows remote attackers to bypass a sandbox protection mechanism via an unexpected message type, related to broker_process_dispatcher.cc, ppapi_plugin_process_host.cc, ppapi_thread.cc, and render_frame_message_filter.cc.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.6 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/07/stable-channel-update.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00020.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00021.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00022.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00028.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1485.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3637
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036428
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3041-1
https://codereview.chromium.org/2069853002/ Issue Tracking
https://crbug.com/610600

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
51.0.2704.106


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1706
NVD Published Date:
07/23/2016
NVD Last Modified:
08/31/2017