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CVE-2016-5135 Detail

Current Description

WebKit/Source/core/html/parser/HTMLPreloadScanner.cpp in Blink, as used in Google Chrome before 52.0.2743.82, does not consider referrer-policy information inside an HTML document during a preload request, which allows remote attackers to bypass the Content Security Policy (CSP) protection mechanism via a crafted web site, as demonstrated by a "Content-Security-Policy: referrer origin-when-cross-origin" header that overrides a "<META name='referrer' content='no-referrer'>" element.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:H/A:N (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.6
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): None
Integrity (I): High
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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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.securityfocus.com/bid/92053
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036428
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-3041-1
https://codereview.chromium.org/1913983002 Issue Tracking
https://crbug.com/605451
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201610-09

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

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-2016-5135
NVD Published Date:
07/23/2016
NVD Last Modified:
08/31/2017