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CVE-2011-3640 Detail

Current Description

** DISPUTED ** Untrusted search path vulnerability in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS), as used in Google Chrome before 17 on Windows and Mac OS X, might allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse pkcs11.txt file in a top-level directory. NOTE: the vendor's response was "Strange behavior, but we're not treating this as a security bug."

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
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Hyperlink Resource
http://blog.acrossecurity.com/2011/10/google-chrome-pkcs11txt-file-planting.html Exploit Third Party Advisory
http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=97426 Exploit Issue Tracking Patch Vendor Advisory
http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8483 Third Party Advisory
https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=641052 Issue Tracking Patch Third Party Advisory
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/13154861 Broken Link
https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/13155432 Broken Link
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A13414 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-426 Untrusted Search Path NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
17.0
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-3640
NVD Published Date:
10/27/2011
NVD Last Modified:
05/07/2020