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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2016-5131

Use-after-free vulnerability in libxml2 through 2.9.4, as used in Google Chrome before 52.0.2743.82, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors related to the XPointer range-to function.
Publish Date : 2016-07-23 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 Service
CWE ID 416

- Products Affected By CVE-2016-5131

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS Apple Apple Tv 9.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS Apple Iphone Os 9.3.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS Apple Mac Os X 10.11.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 OS Apple Watchos 2.2.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Google Chrome 51.0.2704.106 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Xmlsoft Libxml2 2.9.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Apple Apple Tv 1
Apple Iphone Os 1
Apple Mac Os X 1
Apple Watchos 1
Google Chrome 1
Xmlsoft Libxml2 1

- References For CVE-2016-5131
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-09-20-5
SECTRACK 1036428
BID 92053 Google Chrome Prior to 52.0.2743.82 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2017-03-22
REDHAT RHSA-2016:1485
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1869
SECTRACK 1038623
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1918
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1868
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:1865
APPLE APPLE-SA-2016-09-20

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2016-5131

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