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The PPAPI implementation in Google Chrome before 52.0.2743.82 does not validate the origin of IPC messages to the plugin broker process - CVE-2016-1706

oval:org.cisecurity:def:1089

The PPAPI implementation in Google Chrome before 52.0.2743.82 does not validate the origin of IPC messages to the plugin broker process that should have come from the browser process which allows remote attackers to bypass a sandbox protection mechanism via an unexpected message type related to broker_process_dispatcher.cc ppapi_plugin_process_host.cc ppapi_thread.cc and render_frame_message_filter.cc.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2016-1706
Product(s):
  • Google Chrome