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CVE-2016-5172 Detail

Current Description

The parser in Google V8, as used in Google Chrome before 53.0.2785.113, mishandles scopes, which allows remote attackers to obtain sensitive information from arbitrary memory locations via crafted JavaScript code.

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:H/I:N/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): High
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/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): Partial
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1905.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3667
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92942
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036826
https://codereview.chromium.org/2077283004 Issue Tracking Patch
https://crbug.com/616386 Permissions Required
https://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/09/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_13.html Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201610-09

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)

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)
53.0.2785.101


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5172
NVD Published Date:
09/25/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018