VDB-94592 · CVE-2016-5187 · BID 93528

Google Chrome up to 54 Full Screen Mode input validation

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Google Chrome up to 54 (Web Browser). Affected by this issue is an unknown functionality of the component Full Screen Mode. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. Impacted is confidentiality, and integrity.

The bug was discovered 10/12/2016. The weakness was disclosed 12/18/2016 by Abdulrahman Alqabandi (Cloudfuzzer) with Tencent (Website). The advisory is shared for download at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2016-5187 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. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 10/12/2022). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.

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 $25k-$100k. 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 370162 (Google Chrome Prior to 54.0.2840.59 Multiple Vulnerabilities).

Upgrading to version 54.0.2840.85 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). The entries 93280, 94586, 94587 and 94588 are pretty similar.







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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.9
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.8

VulDB Base Score: 5.4
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Class: Input validation
ATT&CK: Unknown

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 54.0.2840.85


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-2016-5187 (🔍)

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

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Created: 12/18/2016 04:05 PM
Updated: 10/12/2022 09:53 AM
Changes: 12/18/2016 04:05 PM (77), 07/09/2019 06:36 PM (9), 10/12/2022 09:52 AM (4), 10/12/2022 09:53 AM (1)
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