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computer vulnerability announce CVE-2018-17478

Chrome: out-of-bounds memory reading via V8

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via V8 of Chrome, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
Vulnerable software: Debian, Chrome, openSUSE Leap, Opera, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this announce: 2/4.
Consequences of an intrusion: data reading, denial of service on client.
Attacker's origin: document.
Creation date: 12/11/2018.
Références of this computer vulnerability: CERTFR-2018-AVI-540, CVE-2018-17478, DSA-4340-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:3805-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:3835-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:3837-1, RHSA-2018:3648-01, VIGILANCE-VUL-27757.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force a read at an invalid address via V8 of Chrome, in order to trigger a denial of service, or to obtain sensitive information.
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