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vulnerability announce CVE-2018-6118

Chrome: use after free via Media Cache

Synthesis of the vulnerability

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via Media Cache of Chrome, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
Vulnerable systems: Debian, Chrome, openSUSE Leap, Opera, RHEL, SUSE Linux Enterprise Desktop, SLES.
Severity of this threat: 3/4.
Consequences of an attack: user access/rights, denial of service on client.
Pirate's origin: document.
Creation date: 02/05/2018.
Références of this weakness: CERTFR-2018-AVI-209, CVE-2018-6118, DSA-4237-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:1104-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:1175-1, openSUSE-SU-2018:1437-1, RHSA-2018:1321-01, VIGILANCE-VUL-26012.

Description of the vulnerability

An attacker can force the usage of a freed memory area via Media Cache of Chrome, in order to trigger a denial of service, and possibly to run code.
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