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CVE-2016-1706 Detail

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
Description Last Modified:  07/23/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.6 CRITICAL
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 6.0
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): High
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): High

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

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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

Technical Details

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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