Vulnerability Details

Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities Feb16 (Linux)

Published: 2016-02-15 06:42:26
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:

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 exist as, - The Developer Tools subsystem does not validate URL schemes properly. - The 'opj_pi_update_decode_poc' function in 'pi.c' script in OpenJPEG miscalculates a certain layer index value. - The Chrome Instant feature does not ensure a New Tab Page (NTP) navigation target is on the most-visited or suggestions list. - The DOM implementation does not properly restrict frame-attach operations from occurring during or after frame-detach operations. - Integer underflow exists in the 'ProcessCommandsInternal' function in 'dec/decode.c' script in Brotli - The Extensions subsystem does not prevent use of the 'Object.defineProperty' method to override intended extension behavior. - The'pi.c' script in OpenJPEG, as used in PDFium does not validate a certain precision value

Successful exploitation would allow an attacker to bypass intended access restrictions, to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact.

Affected Versions:
Google Chrome versions prior to 48.0.2564.109 on Linux.

Upgrade to Google Chrome version 48.0.2564.109 or later.

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:

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

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