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CVE-2016-5216 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 perform an out of bounds memory read via a crafted PDF file.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.3 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 3.4
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): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): Low

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://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/653090 Issue Tracking Patch

Technical Details

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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

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5216
NVD Published Date:
01/19/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018