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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Google Chrome Vendors:   Google
Google Chrome Unsigned Integer Error in Mali Midgard DriverLets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036484
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036484
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-5138   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Aug 1 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Google Chrome. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger an unsigned integer error in kbasep_vinstr_attach_client() in the in Mali Midgard driver and execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (52.0.2743.85).

The vendor advisory is available at:

http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/07/stable-channel-update-for-chrome-os_26.html

Vendor URL:  googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/07/stable-channel-update-for-chrome-os_26.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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