DescriptionWebKit before r50173, as used in Google Chrome before, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (CPU consumption) via a web page that calls the JavaScript setInterval method, which triggers an incompatibility between the WTF::currentTime and base::Time functions.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chromium-browser (PTS)stretch70.0.3538.110-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)71.0.3578.80-1~deb9u1fixed
kde4libs (PTS)stretch4:4.14.26-2fixed
qt4-x11 (PTS)stretch4:4.8.7+dfsg-11fixed
stretch (security)4:4.8.7+dfsg-11+deb9u1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersource(unstable)(not affected)
kde4libssource(unstable)(not affected)
kdelibssource(unstable)(not affected)
qt4-x11source(unstable)(not affected)
webkitsource(unstable)(not affected)


- webkit <not-affected> (chromium-specific issue in their timer)
- qt4-x11 <not-affected> (chromium-specific issue in their timer)
- kdelibs <not-affected> (chromium-specific issue in their timer)
- kde4libs <not-affected> (chromium-specific issue in their timer)
- chromium-browser <not-affected> (Only 0.x is affected)

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