CVE-2016-5185

NameCVE-2016-5185
DescriptionBlink in Google Chrome prior to 54.0.2840.59 for Windows, Mac, and Linux; 54.0.2840.85 for Android incorrectly allowed reentrance of FrameView::updateLifecyclePhasesInternal(), which allowed a remote attacker to perform an out of bounds memory read via crafted HTML pages.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3731-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chromium-browser (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)37.0.2062.120-1~deb7u1vulnerable
jessie (security), jessie57.0.2987.98-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch61.0.3163.100-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid61.0.3163.100-2fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersource(unstable)54.0.2840.101-1medium
chromium-browsersourcejessie55.0.2883.75-1~deb8u1mediumDSA-3731-1
chromium-browsersourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life

Notes

[wheezy] - chromium-browser <end-of-life> (Not supported in Wheezy)

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