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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Google Chrome Vendors:   Google
Google Chrome Use-After-Free Memory Error and Other Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1036970
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1036970
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-5177, CVE-2016-5178   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 6 2016
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   Several vulnerabilities were 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 execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A use-after-free memory error may occur in the V8 engine [CVE-2016-5177].

Other errors may occur [CVE-2016-5178].

Anonymous reported one vulnerability.

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 (53.0.2785.143).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/09/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_29.html

Vendor URL:  googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/09/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_29.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.


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