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CVE-2016-5198 Detail

Current Description

V8 in Google Chrome prior to 54.0.2840.90 for Linux, and 54.0.2840.85 for Android, and 54.0.2840.87 for Windows and Mac included incorrect optimisation assumptions, which allowed a remote attacker to perform arbitrary read/write operations, leading to code execution, via a crafted HTML page.

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://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2672.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94079
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037224
https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2016/11/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html
https://crbug.com/659475

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-787 Out-of-bounds Write NIST  
CWE-125 Out-of-bounds Read NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:google:chrome
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
54.0.2840.71


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5198
NVD Published Date:
01/19/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018