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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      Last Modified:  07/23/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5131
Original release date:
07/23/2016
Last revised:
08/31/2017
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
8.8 High
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (legend)
Impact Score:
5.9
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):
High
Availability (A):
High
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
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; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/07/stable-channel-update.html Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/07/stable-channel-update.html
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00006.html Mailing List External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-09-20
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00008.html Mailing List External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-09-20-3
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00010.html Mailing List External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-09-20-5
http://lists.apple.com/archives/security-announce/2016/Sep/msg00011.html Mailing List External Source APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-09-20-6
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00020.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1865
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00021.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1868
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00022.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1869
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-07/msg00028.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1918
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1485.html External Source REDHAT RHSA-2016:1485
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3637 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3637
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92053 External Source BID 92053
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036428 External Source SECTRACK 1036428
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038623 External Source SECTRACK 1038623
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3041-1 External Source UBUNTU USN-3041-1
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1358641 Issue Tracking External Source CONFIRM https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=1358641
https://codereview.chromium.org/2127493002 Issue Tracking External Source CONFIRM https://codereview.chromium.org/2127493002
https://crbug.com/623378 Permissions Required External Source CONFIRM https://crbug.com/623378
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201610-09 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201610-09
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-37 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201701-37
https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-05-01 External Source CONFIRM https://source.android.com/security/bulletin/2017-05-01
https://support.apple.com/HT207141 Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/HT207141
https://support.apple.com/HT207142 Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/HT207142
https://support.apple.com/HT207143 Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/HT207143
https://support.apple.com/HT207170 Third Party Advisory External Source CONFIRM https://support.apple.com/HT207170

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