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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Google Chrome Vendors:   Google
Google Chrome Flaws Let Remote Users Obtain Potentially Sensitive Information and Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1037273
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1037273
CVE Reference:   CVE-2016-5199, CVE-2016-5200, CVE-2016-5201, CVE-2016-5202   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Nov 11 2016
Impact:   Disclosure of system information, Disclosure of user information, 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 obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

A remote user can create specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will access potentially sensitive information or execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A heap corruption error may occur in FFmpeg [CVE-2016-5199].

An out-of-bounds memory access error may occur in the V8 engine [CVE-2016-5200].

An information disclosure flaw may occur in extensions [CVE-2016-5201].

Other errors may occur [CVE-2016-5202].

Paul Mehta, Choongwoo Han, and Rob Wu reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.

A remote user can obtain potentially sensitive information on the target system.

Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (54.0.2840.99 for Windows; 54.0.2840.98 for Mac; 54.0.2840.100 on Linux).

The vendor advisory is available at:

https://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/11/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_9.html

Vendor URL:  googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/11/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_9.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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