CVE-2016-5216

MEDIUM
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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.

References

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2919.html

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/94633

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2016/12/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html

https://crbug.com/653090

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2017-01-19

Updated: 2018-01-05

Type: CWE-416

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Base Score: 6.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3

Base Score: 6.3

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

Impact Score: 3.4

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM

Vulnerable Software

Configuration 1

OR

cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:* versions up to 54.0.2840.99 (inclusive)

Tenable Plugins

View all (11 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
101716Fedora 26 : qt5-qtwebengine (2017-c5b2c9a435)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
99415Fedora 25 : qt5-qtwebengine (2017-ae1fde5fb8)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
9829Google Chrome < 55.0.2883.75 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
critical
95906Fedora 24 : chromium (2016-e0e1cb2b2b)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical
95903Fedora 25 : chromium (2016-a815b7bf5d)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical
95788openSUSE Security Update : Chromium (openSUSE-2016-1453)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
critical
95667Debian DSA-3731-1 : chromium-browser - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical
95622RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2016:2919)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
95546FreeBSD : chromium -- multiple vulnerabilities (603fe0a1-bb26-11e6-8e5a-3065ec8fd3ec)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
critical
95481Google Chrome < 55.0.2883.75 Multiple Vulnerabilities (macOS)NessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
critical
95480Google Chrome < 55.0.2883.75 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
critical