VDB-94594 · CVE-2016-5189 · BID 93528

Google Chrome up to 54 access control

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A vulnerability has been found in Google Chrome up to 54 (Web Browser) and classified as critical. This vulnerability affects an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-284. The software does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, and integrity.

The bug was discovered 10/12/2016. The weakness was shared 12/18/2016 by Abdulrahman Alqabandi (Cloudfuzzer) with Tencent (Website). The advisory is available at securityfocus.com. This vulnerability was named CVE-2016-5189 since 05/31/2016. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful 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 T1068 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 $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 54.0.2840.59 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). The entries 93280, 94586, 94587 and 94588 are related to this item.






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

VulDB Base Score: 5.4
VulDB Temp Score: 5.2
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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-284 / CWE-266
ATT&CK: T1068

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-2016-5189 (🔍)

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 10:00 AM
Changes: 12/18/2016 04:05 PM (76), 07/09/2019 06:48 PM (9), 10/12/2022 10:00 AM (4)
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