CVE-2016-5226

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2016-12-01
Bugzilla:
1400876: CVE-2016-5226 chromium-browser: limited xss in blink

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Blink in Google Chrome prior to 55.0.2883.75 for Linux, Windows and Mac executed javascript: URLs entered in the URL bar in the context of the current tab, which allowed a socially engineered user to XSS themselves by dragging and dropping a javascript: URL into the URL bar.

Find out more about CVE-2016-5226 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:N/I:N/A:P
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Partial

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 4.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

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Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (chromium-browser) RHSA-2016:2919 2016-12-07

External References

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