CVE-2016-1669

NameCVE-2016-1669
DescriptionThe Zone::New function in zone.cc in Google V8 before 5.0.71.47, as used in Google Chrome before 50.0.2661.102, does not properly determine when to expand certain memory allocations, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted JavaScript code.
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)
ReferencesDSA-3590-1
NVD severityhigh

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
nodejs (PTS)stretch4.8.2~dfsg-1fixed
buster, buster (security)10.24.0~dfsg-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye, sid12.21.0~dfsg-4fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life
chromium-browsersourcejessie51.0.2704.63-1~deb8u1DSA-3590-1
chromium-browsersource(unstable)51.0.2704.63-1
libv8source(unstable)(unfixed)unimportant
nodejssource(unstable)4.4.6~dfsg-1unimportant

Notes

[wheezy] - chromium-browser <end-of-life> (Not supported in Wheezy)
libv8 not covered by security support

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