Rewterz Threat Advisory – CVE-2019-5786 – Google Chrome FileReader Use-After-Free Vulnerability

Tuesday, March 5, 2019



Analysis Summary

A use-after-free error in Google Chrome related to FileReader can be exploited to corrupt memory. Successful exploitation of the vulnerability may allow execution of arbitrary code or compromise of a vulnerable system.


Memory Corruption

Code Execution

Affected Products

Google Chrome 72.x


Update to version 72.0.3626.121.

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