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CVE-2016-5163

Published: 11 September 2016

The bidirectional-text implementation in Google Chrome before 53.0.2785.89 on Windows and OS X and before 53.0.2785.92 on Linux does not ensure left-to-right (LTR) rendering of URLs, which allows remote attackers to spoof the address bar via crafted right-to-left (RTL) Unicode text, related to omnibox/SuggestionView.java and omnibox/UrlBar.java in Chrome for Android.

Priority

Medium

Cvss 3 Severity Score

4.3

Score breakdown

Status

Package Release Status
chromium-browser
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Ignored

trusty
Released (53.0.2785.143-0ubuntu0.14.04.1.1142)
upstream
Released (53.0.2785.92)
xenial
Released (53.0.2785.143-0ubuntu0.16.04.1.1254)
yakkety
Released (53.0.2785.143-0ubuntu1.1307)
oxide-qt
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
precise Does not exist

trusty Does not exist
(trusty was not-affected)
upstream Not vulnerable

xenial Not vulnerable

yakkety Not vulnerable

Severity score breakdown

Parameter Value
Base score 4.3
Attack vector Network
Attack complexity Low
Privileges required None
User interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity impact Low
Availability impact None
Vector CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N