A vulnerability has been discovered in Google Chrome, which could result in denial-of-service. Google Chrome is a web browser used to access the Internet. This vulnerability can be exploited if a user visits, or is redirected to, a specially crafted web page. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to cause denial-of-service conditions.
- Google Chrome prior to 54.0.2840.87 for Windows and Mac
- Google Chrome prior to 54.0.2840.90 for Linux
A vulnerability has been discovered in Google Chrome, which could result in Denial of Service. Details of the vulnerability are as follows:
- Out of bounds memory access in V8 (CVE-2016-5198)
Successful exploitation of this vulnerability could allow an attacker to cause denial-of-service conditions.
- After appropriate testing, apply patches provided by Google to vulnerable systems.
- Run all software as a non-privileged user (one without administrative privileges) to diminish the effects of a successful attack.
- Remind users not to visit un-trusted websites or follow links provided by unknown or un-trusted sources.
- Inform and educate users regarding the threats posed by hypertext links contained in emails or attachments especially from un-trusted sources.
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