Upstream information

CVE-2016-2844 at MITRE

Description

WebKit/Source/core/layout/LayoutBlock.cpp in Blink, as used in Google Chrome before 49.0.2623.75, does not properly determine when anonymous block wrappers may exist, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (incorrect cast and assertion failure) or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted JavaScript code.

SUSE information

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 9.33
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Complete
Integrity Impact Complete
Availability Impact Complete
CVSS v3 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 8.8
Vector AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality Impact High
Integrity Impact High
Availability Impact High
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 970522 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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