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CVE-2016-5131 Detail

Description

Use-after-free vulnerability in libxml2 through 2.9.4, as used in Google Chrome before 52.0.2743.82, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors related to the XPointer range-to function.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/23/2016

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.8


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

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
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.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00006.html Mailing List
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00008.html Mailing List
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00010.html Mailing List
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00011.html Mailing List
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.securityfocus.com/bid/92053
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036428
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038623
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3041-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1358641 Issue Tracking
https://codereview.chromium.org/2127493002 Issue Tracking
https://crbug.com/623378 Permissions Required
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201610-09
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-37
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-05-01
https://support.apple.com/HT207141 Third Party Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT207142 Third Party Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT207143 Third Party Advisory
https://support.apple.com/HT207170 Third Party Advisory

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5131
NVD Published Date:
07/23/2016
NVD Last Modified:
08/31/2017