VDB-94586 · CVE-2016-5181 · BID 93528

Google Chrome up to 54 v8 cross site scripting

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A vulnerability was found in Google Chrome up to 54 (Web Browser) and classified as critical. Affected by this issue is some unknown functionality of the component v8. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-79. The product does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes user-controllable input before it is placed in output that is used as a web page that is served to other users. Impacted is integrity.

The bug was discovered 10/12/2016. The weakness was released 12/18/2016 by Abdulrahman Alqabandi (Cloudfuzzer) with Tencent (Website). The advisory is available at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2016-5181 since 05/31/2016. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 10/12/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 28 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 94661 (Fedora 24 : 1:chromium-native_client / chromium (2016-c671aae490)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Fedora Local Security Checks and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 196617 (Ubuntu Security Notification for Oxide-qt Vulnerabilities (USN-3113-1)).

Upgrading to version 54.0.2840.59 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at chrome.google.com. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (94661). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 93280, 94587, 94588 and 94589.







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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.2
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-79 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 94661
Nessus Name: Fedora 24 : 1:chromium-native_client / chromium (2016-c671aae490)
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OpenVAS ID: 54318
OpenVAS Name: Fedora Update for chromium FEDORA-2016-c671aae490
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Chrome 54.0.2840.59


05/31/2016 🔍
10/12/2016 +134 days 🔍
10/12/2016 +0 days 🔍
11/09/2016 +28 days 🔍
11/10/2016 +1 days 🔍
12/17/2016 +37 days 🔍
12/18/2016 +1 days 🔍
12/18/2016 +0 days 🔍
10/12/2022 +2124 days 🔍


Vendor: google.com
Product: google.com

Advisory: FEDORA-2016-c671aae490
Researcher: Abdulrahman Alqabandi (Cloudfuzzer)
Organization: Tencent
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2016-5181 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 93528 - Google Chrome Prior to 54.0.2840.59 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities

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Created: 12/18/2016 04:04 PM
Updated: 10/12/2022 09:17 AM
Changes: 12/18/2016 04:04 PM (78), 07/09/2019 06:01 PM (9), 10/12/2022 09:16 AM (3), 10/12/2022 09:17 AM (1)
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