CVE-2019-13720 in Google and OpenSuse Products
Published on November 25, 2019
Known Exploited Vulnerability
This Google Chrome Use-After-Free Vulnerability is part of CISA's list of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities. Use-after-free in WebAudio in Google Chrome allows a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption.
The following remediation steps are recommended / required by June 13, 2022: Apply updates per vendor instructions.
CVE-2019-13720 is exploitable with network access, requires user interaction. This vulnerability is considered to have a low attack complexity. It has an exploitability score of 2.8 out of four. The potential impact of an exploit of this vulnerability is considered to be very high.
What is a Dangling pointer Vulnerability?
Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code.
CVE-2019-13720 has been classified to as a Dangling pointer vulnerability or weakness.
Products Associated with CVE-2019-13720
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What versions are vulnerable to CVE-2019-13720?
- Google Chrome Fixed in Version 78.0.3904.87
- OpenSuse Leap Version 15.1