The ImageInputType::ensurePrimaryContent function in WebKit/Source/core/html/forms/ImageInputType.cpp in Blink, as used in Google Chrome before 49.0.2623.87, does not properly maintain the user agent shadow DOM, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors that leverage "type confusion."
Published 2016-03-13 22:59:03
Updated 2016-12-03 03:21:48
Source Google Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Denial of service

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2016-1643

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 1.14%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 83 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2016-1643

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2016-1643

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2016-1643

Products affected by CVE-2016-1643

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