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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2013-6166

Original release date: 02/15/2014
Last revised: 02/18/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Google Chrome before 29 sends HTTP Cookie headers without first validating that they have the required character-set restrictions, which allows remote attackers to conduct the equivalent of a persistent Logout CSRF attack via a crafted parameter that forces a web application to set a malformed cookie within an HTTP response.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20131016 Re: browser document.cookie DoS vulnerability
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20131017 Re: browser document.cookie DoS vulnerability
External Source: MLIST
Name: [oss-security] 20130403 browser document.cookie DoS vulnerability
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=238041
External Source: MISC
Name: http://redmine.lighttpd.net/issues/2188

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  • Cross-Site Request Forgery (CSRF) (CWE-352)