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CVE-2014-7948 Detail

Current Description

The AppCacheUpdateJob::URLFetcher::OnResponseStarted function in content/browser/appcache/appcache_update_job.cc in Google Chrome before 40.0.2214.91 proceeds with AppCache caching for SSL sessions even if there is an X.509 certificate error, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to spoof HTML5 application content via a crafted certificate.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized modification

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2015/01/stable-update.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00005.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0093.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/62383
http://secunia.com/advisories/62665
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201502-13.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72288
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031623
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2476-1
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=414026 Vendor Advisory
https://codereview.chromium.org/579593003 Patch
https://codereview.chromium.org/645123003 Patch
https://codereview.chromium.org/725573004 Patch

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
40.0.2214.85


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-7948
NVD Published Date:
01/22/2015
NVD Last Modified:
01/02/2017