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Information leak in Extension bindings - CVE-2016-1698

oval:org.cisecurity:def:789

The createCustomType function in extensions/renderer/resources/binding.js in the extension bindings in Google Chrome before 51.0.2704.79 does not validate module types which might allow attackers to load arbitrary modules or obtain sensitive information by leveraging a poisoned definition.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2016-1698
  • http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/06/stable-channel-update.html
  • https://codereview.chromium.org/1912783002
  • https://crbug.com/603725
  • CVE-2016-1698
Product(s):
  • Google Chrome