CVE-2016-1678

Impact:
Important
Public Date:
2016-05-25
Bugzilla:
1340011: CVE-2016-1678 chromium-browser: heap overflow in v8

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

objects.cc in Google V8 before 5.0.71.32, as used in Google Chrome before 51.0.2704.63, does not properly restrict lazy deoptimization, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted JavaScript code.

Find out more about CVE-2016-1678 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v2 metrics

Base Score 6.8
Base Metrics AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact Partial

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (chromium-browser) RHSA-2016:1190 2016-06-01

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