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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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Evaluator Description

Per: http://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/426.html 'CWE-426: Untrusted Search Path'

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 9.3 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 10.0
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Complete
Integrity (I): Complete
Availability (A): Complete
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

Evaluator Impact

Per: http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8483 ' Remote Exploit : Yes'

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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

Technical Details

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Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:0.1.38.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2011-3640
NVD Published Date:
10/27/2011
NVD Last Modified:
09/18/2017