Google Chrome 47 v8 denial of service

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Google Chrome 47 (Web Browser). This vulnerability affects an unknown code of the component v8. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-404. The product does not release or incorrectly releases a resource before it is made available for re-use. As an impact it is known to affect availability. CVE summarizes:

Multiple unspecified vulnerabilities in Google V8 before, as used in Google Chrome before 47.0.2526.73, allow attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have other impact via unknown vectors.

The weakness was released 12/01/2015 (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2015-8478 since 12/05/2015. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 87195 (RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2015:2545)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Red Hat Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 196332 (Ubuntu Security Notification for Oxide-qt Vulnerabilities (USN-2825-1)).

Upgrading to version 47.0.2526.73 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at A possible mitigation has been published 2 days after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (108574) and Tenable (87195). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 79348, 79349, 79350 and 79351.







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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.6

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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404
ATT&CK: T1499

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Unproven

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Nessus ID: 87195
Nessus Name: RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2015:2545)
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OpenVAS ID: 803118
OpenVAS Name: Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities-01 Dec15 (Windows)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Chrome 47.0.2526.73


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Advisory: RHSA-2015:2545
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2015-8478 (🔍)
X-Force: 108574 - Google Chrome multiple unspecified code execution
Vulnerability Center: 54816 - Google Chrome before 47.0.2526.73 Remote Code Execution due to Unspecified Vulnerabilities in Google V8, High
SecurityFocus: 85548

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Created: 12/07/2015 09:30 AM
Updated: 06/28/2022 02:51 PM
Changes: 12/07/2015 09:30 AM (67), 05/11/2018 12:59 PM (12), 06/28/2022 02:50 PM (3), 06/28/2022 02:51 PM (1)
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