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CVE-2016-5142 Detail

Current Description

The Web Cryptography API (aka WebCrypto) implementation in Blink, as used in Google Chrome before 52.0.2743.116, does not properly copy data buffers, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted JavaScript code, related to NormalizeAlgorithm.cpp and SubtleCrypto.cpp.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 9.8 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/08/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html Release Notes
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00005.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-08/msg00006.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1580.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3645
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92276
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036547
https://codereview.chromium.org/2141843002/ Patch
https://crbug.com/626948 Permissions Required
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/4KMX62M7UNRLWO4FEQ6YIMPMTKXXJV6A/
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201610-09

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-416 Use After Free 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)
52.0.2743.82


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5142
NVD Published Date:
08/07/2016
NVD Last Modified:
06/30/2017