Public Date:
1314226: CVE-2016-1641 chromium-browser: use-after-free in Favicon

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Use-after-free vulnerability in content/browser/web_contents/ in Google Chrome before 49.0.2623.75 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact by triggering an image download after a certain data structure is deleted, as demonstrated by a favicon.ico download.

Find out more about CVE-2016-1641 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

Find out more about Red Hat support for the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS).

Red Hat Security Errata

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

External References

Last Modified

CVE description copyright © 2017, The MITRE Corporation