Public Date:
1314222: CVE-2016-1638 chromium-browser: WebAPI Bypass

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

extensions/renderer/resources/platform_app.js in the Extensions subsystem in Google Chrome before 49.0.2623.75 does not properly restrict use of Web APIs, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a crafted platform app.

Find out more about CVE-2016-1638 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 4.3
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (chromium-browser) RHSA-2016:0359 2016-03-07

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