CVE-2016-7549

NVD - CVE-2016-7549

CVE-2016-7549 Detail

Current Description

Google Chrome before 53.0.2785.113 does not ensure that the recipient of a certain IPC message is a valid RenderFrame or RenderWidget, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (invalid pointer dereference and application crash) or possibly have unspecified other impact by leveraging access to a renderer process, related to render_frame_host_impl.cc and render_widget_host_impl.cc, as demonstrated by a Password Manager message.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1905.html
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/93160 Third Party Advisory 
https://codereview.chromium.org/1534933002 Issue Tracking 
https://crbug.com/556351 Issue Tracking 
https://crbug.com/646394 Issue Tracking 
https://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/09/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_13.html Vendor Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-7549
NVD Published Date:
09/25/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018
Source:
Google Inc.