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CVE-2016-5161 Detail

Current Description

The EditingStyle::mergeStyle function in WebKit/Source/core/editing/EditingStyle.cpp in Blink, as used in Google Chrome before 53.0.2785.89 on Windows and OS X and before 53.0.2785.92 on Linux, mishandles custom properties, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted web site that leverages "type confusion" in the StylePropertySerializer class.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-09/msg00003.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-09/msg00004.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-09/msg00008.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2016-09/msg00073.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1854.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3660
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92717
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036729
http://zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-16-501/ Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://codereview.chromium.org/2103043004 Issue Tracking
https://crbug.com/622420 Permissions Required
https://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/08/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_31.html Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201610-09

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-704 Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
52.0.2743.116

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5161
NVD Published Date:
09/11/2016
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018