CVE-2012-1846 Detail

Current Description

Google Chrome 17.0.963.66 and earlier allows remote attackers to bypass the sandbox protection mechanism by leveraging access to a sandboxed process, as demonstrated by VUPEN during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2012. NOTE: the primary affected product may be clarified later; it was not identified by the researcher, who reportedly stated "it really doesn't matter if it's third-party code."


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Hyperlink Resource
http://pwn2own.zerodayinitiative.com/status.html Not Applicable 
http://twitter.com/vupen/statuses/177576000761237505 Broken Link 
http://www.forbes.com/sites/andygreenberg/2012/03/21/meet-the-hackers-who-sell-spies-the-tools-to-crack-your-pc-and-get-paid-six-figure-fees/ Press/Media Coverage 
http://www.zdnet.com/blog/security/pwn2own-2012-google-chrome-browser-sandbox-first-to-fall/10588 Press/Media Coverage 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/74324 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A14940 Third Party Advisory 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-668 Exposure of Resource to Wrong Sphere cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-1846
NVD Published Date:
03/22/2012
NVD Last Modified:
04/16/2020
Source:
MITRE