CVE-2016-1683

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2016-05-25
Bugzilla:
1340016: CVE-2016-1683 chromium-browser: out-of-bounds access in libxslt

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

numbers.c in libxslt before 1.1.29, as used in Google Chrome before 51.0.2704.63, mishandles namespace nodes, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds heap memory access) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted document.

Find out more about CVE-2016-1683 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-2016:1190 2016-06-01

Affected Packages State

Platform Package State
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 9.0 libxslt Will not fix
Red Hat OpenStack Platform 8.0 (Liberty) libxslt Will not fix
Red Hat Gluster Storage 3.1 libxslt Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 7.0 (Kilo) for RHEL 7 libxslt Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux OpenStack Platform 6.0 (Juno) for RHEL 7 libxslt Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 libxslt Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 libxslt Will not fix
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 libxslt Will not fix

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