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CVE-2016-5198

Published: 08 November 2016

V8 in Google Chrome prior to 54.0.2840.90 for Linux, and 54.0.2840.85 for Android, and 54.0.2840.87 for Windows and Mac included incorrect optimisation assumptions, which allowed a remote attacker to perform arbitrary read/write operations, leading to code execution, via a crafted HTML page.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 8.8

Status

Package Release Status
chromium-browser
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (54.0.2480.90)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (55.0.2883.87-0ubuntu1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (55.0.2883.87-0ubuntu0.16.04.1263)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [58.0.3029.81-0ubuntu0.14.04.1172])
libv8
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needs triage

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Does not exist

Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist

libv8-3.14
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Needed

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Ignored
(libv8 not supported)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus) Ignored
(libv8 not supported)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [libv8 not supported])
oxide-qt
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream Pending
(1.18.4)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver) Does not exist

Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (1.18.5-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was released [1.18.5-0ubuntu0.14.04.1])