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CVE-2016-5211 Detail

Current Description

A use after free in PDFium in Google Chrome prior to 55.0.2883.75 for Mac, Windows and Linux, and 55.0.2883.84 for Android allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted PDF file.

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-2016-2919.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94633 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2016/12/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html Vendor Advisory
https://crbug.com/649229 Permissions Required
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201612-11

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)
54.0.2840.99


Change History

5 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5211
NVD Published Date:
01/19/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018