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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-1678 in Google V8 before, as used in Google Chrome before 51.0.2704.63, does not properly restrict lazy deoptimization, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (heap-based buffer overflow) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted JavaScript code.
Publish Date : 2016-06-05 Last Update Date : 2018-10-30
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of ServiceOverflow
CWE ID 119

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-1678

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 14.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 15.10 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Canonical Ubuntu Linux 16.04 ~~lts~~~ Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Debian Debian Linux 8.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Google Chrome 50.0.2661.102 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Google V8 5.0.71 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Opensuse Leap 42.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Opensuse Opensuse 13.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
9 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
10 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
11 OS Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 6.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
12 OS Suse Linux Enterprise 12.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Canonical Ubuntu Linux 3
Debian Debian Linux 1
Google Chrome 1
Google V8 1
Opensuse Leap 1
Opensuse Opensuse 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Desktop 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Server 1
Redhat Enterprise Linux Workstation 1
Suse Linux Enterprise 1

- References For CVE-2016-1678 CONFIRM CONFIRM
GENTOO GLSA-201607-07
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1190
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1433 CONFIRM
BID 90876 Google Chrome Prior to 51.0.2704.63 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2016-09-02
SECTRACK 1035981
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1496
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1430

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-1678

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