CVE-2017-5038

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2017-03-09
IAVA:
2017-B-0028
Bugzilla:
1431044: CVE-2017-5038 chromium-browser: use after free in guestview

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Chrome Apps in Google Chrome prior to 57.0.2987.98 for Linux, Windows, and Mac had a use after free bug in GuestView, which allowed a remote attacker to perform an out of bounds memory read via a crafted Chrome extension.

Find out more about CVE-2017-5038 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 7.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity High
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (chromium-browser) RHSA-2017:0499 2017-03-14

External References

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