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Integer Overflow or Wraparound

CVE-2016-5221

Severity Medium
Score 6.3/10

Summary

Type confusion in libGLESv2 in ANGLE in Google Chrome prior to 55.0.2883.75 for Mac, Windows and Linux, and 55.0.2883.84 for Android possibly allowed a remote attacker to bypass buffer validation via a crafted HTML page.

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  • NETWORK
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  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
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CWE-190 - Integer Overflow or Wraparound

The software performs a calculation that can produce an integer overflow or wraparound, when the logic assumes that the resulting value will always be larger than the original value. This can introduce other weaknesses when the calculation is used for resource management or execution control.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published