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CVE-2017-5023 Detail

Current Description

Type confusion in Histogram in Google Chrome prior to 56.0.2924.76 for Linux, Windows and Mac, and 56.0.2924.87 for Android, allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit a near null dereference via a crafted HTML page.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  02/17/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
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): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Low

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): None
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017-0206.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2017/dsa-3776
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/95792
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1037718
https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2017/01/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html Vendor Advisory
https://crbug.com/651443 Issue Tracking Patch
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201701-66

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • NULL Pointer Dereference (CWE-476)

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)
55.0.2883.87


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5023
NVD Published Date:
02/17/2017
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018