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Google Chrome Vulnerability: CVE-2016-5153 Use after destruction in Blink

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Google Chrome Vulnerability: CVE-2016-5153 Use after destruction in Blink

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
09/11/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/15/2016
Modified
11/08/2023

Description

The Web Animations implementation in Blink, as used in Google Chrome before 53.0.2785.89 on Windows and OS X and before 53.0.2785.92 on Linux, improperly relies on list iteration, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (use-after-destruction) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted web site.

Solution(s)

  • google-chrome-upgrade-latest

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