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Google Chrome Vulnerability: CVE-2016-1708 Use-after-free in Extensions

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Google Chrome Vulnerability: CVE-2016-1708 Use-after-free in Extensions

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
07/23/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/27/2016
Modified
11/08/2023

Description

The Chrome Web Store inline-installation implementation in the Extensions subsystem in Google Chrome before 52.0.2743.82 does not properly consider object lifetimes during progress observation, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-free) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted web site.

Solution(s)

  • google-chrome-upgrade-latest

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