CVE-2012-5376 Detail

Current Description

The Inter-process Communication (IPC) implementation in Google Chrome before 22.0.1229.94 allows remote attackers to bypass intended sandbox restrictions and write to arbitrary files by leveraging access to a renderer process, a different vulnerability than CVE-2012-5112.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  9.6 CRITICAL
Vector:  CVSS:3.1/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H


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Hyperlink Resource
http://blog.chromium.org/2012/10/pwnium-2-results-and-wrap-up_10.html Vendor Advisory 
http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=154983 Vendor Advisory 
http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=154987 Vendor Advisory 
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2012/10/stable-channel-update_6105.html Vendor Advisory 
https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/79186 Third Party Advisory  VDB Entry 
https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A15156 Tool Signature 

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-269 Improper Privilege Management cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2012-5376
NVD Published Date:
10/11/2012
NVD Last Modified:
09/27/2019
Source:
MITRE