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Heap-based Buffer Overflow

CVE-2024-5160

Severity High
Score 7.3/10

Summary

Heap-based Buffer Overflow in Dawn in Google Chrome versions prior to 125.0.6422.76 allowed a remote attacker to perform an out of bounds memory write via a crafted HTML page.

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  • NETWORK
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  • UNCHANGED
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CWE-122 - Heap-based Buffer Overflow

A heap overflow condition is a buffer overflow, where the buffer that can be overwritten is allocated in the heap portion of memory, generally meaning that the buffer was allocated using a routine such as malloc().

Advisory Timeline

  • Published