Intrusion Prevention

Google.Chrome.V8.Private.Property.Re-assign.Code.Execution

Description

This indicates an attack attempt to exploit a Code Execution vulnerability in Google Chrome V8 Engine.
This issue is caused by an error in the "Object.assign" function when copying private properties. A remote attacker may be able to exploit this to execute arbitrary code within the context of the application, via a crafted web page.

Affected Products

Google Chrome before Version 55.0.2883.75

Impact

System Compromise: Remote attackers can gain control of vulnerable systems.

Recommended Actions

Apply the most recent upgrade or patch from the vendor.
https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2016/12/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html

CVE References

CVE-2016-9651