google chrome CVE-2019-5786 vulnerability in Google Products
Published on June 27, 2019

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Object lifetime issue in Blink in Google Chrome prior to 72.0.3626.121 allowed a remote attacker to potentially perform out of bounds memory access via a crafted HTML page.


Known Exploited Vulnerability

This Google Chrome Use-After-Free Vulnerability is part of CISA's list of Known Exploited Vulnerabilities. Google Chrome contains a heap use-after-free vulnerability which allows an attacker to potentially perform out of bounds memory access.

The following remediation steps are recommended / required by June 13, 2022: Apply updates per vendor instructions.

Vulnerability Analysis

CVE-2019-5786 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 have no impact on confidentiality and integrity, and a high impact on availability.

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-2019-5786 has been classified to as a Dangling pointer vulnerability or weakness.

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