Vulnerability Details

Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities-02 Dec15 (Linux)

Published: 2015-12-16 09:34:13
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Summary:
The host is installed with Google Chrome and is prone to multiple vulnerabilities.

Detection Method:
Checks if a vulnerable version is present on the target host.

Technical Details:
Multiple flaws are due to, - The no proper use of HTML entities in function 'WebPageSerializerImp::openTagToString' in 'WebKit/Source/web/WebPageSerializerImpl.cpp' file in the page serializer. - The difference in execution of multiple threads leading to race condition in the mutation implementation. - An improper implementation of handler functions in class ObjectBackedNativeHandler class which is in file 'extensions/renderer/object_backed_native_handler.cc' in the extensions subsystem.

Impact:
Successful exploitation will allow an attacker to cause denial of service or possibly have other impact, to inject arbitrary web script or HTML, bypass the security restrictions and gain access to potentially sensitive information.

Affected Versions:
Google Chrome versions prior to 47.0.2526.80 on Linux.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to Google Chrome version 47.0.2526.80 or later.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Executable

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-6788
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-6789
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-6790
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-6791
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-8548

References:

http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.in/2015/12/stable-channel-update_8.html
http://www.google.com/chrome

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2015-12-16
Modified
2018-10-12
Category
General

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