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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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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://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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Incorrect Type Conversion or Cast (CWE-704)

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

10 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

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