google chrome CVE-2019-13720 in Google and OpenSuse Products
Published on November 25, 2019

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Use after free in WebAudio in Google Chrome prior to 78.0.3904.87 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page.

Vendor Advisory NVD

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.

Vulnerability Analysis

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.

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