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Sid 1-52400


BROWSER-CHROME V8 JavaScript engine Out-of-Memory denial of service attempt


This event is generated when a JavaScript file that could cause an out-of-memory denial of service in Google Chrome's V8 JavaScript engine is detected.


Attempted Denial of Service

Detailed information

A specially crafted JavaScript file can trigger an out-of-memory error in Google Chrome's V8 JavaScript Engine. This out-of-memory error causes the tab in Chrome to crash, leading to a denial of service.

Affected systems

  • Google Chrome 71.0.3578.98, V8 version 7.3.0 (candidate)

Ease of attack

False positives

None Known

False negatives

None Known

Corrective action


  • Cisco Talos Intelligence Group

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