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CVE-2015-1270 Detail

Description

The ucnv_io_getConverterName function in common/ucnv_io.cpp in International Components for Unicode (ICU), as used in Google Chrome before 44.0.2403.89, mishandles converter names with initial x- substrings, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (read of uninitialized memory) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  07/22/2015

Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


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

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Hyperlink Resource
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2015/07/stable-channel-update_21.html Patch Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00038.html Third Party Advisory
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1499.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3315 Third Party Advisory
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3360
http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/topics/security/bulletinoct2015-2511968.html Third Party Advisory
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75973
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033031
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2740-1
https://chromium.googlesource.com/chromium/deps/icu/+/f1ad7f9ba957571dc692ea3e187612c685615e19 Patch Vendor Advisory
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=444573 Vendor Advisory
https://codereview.chromium.org/1157143002/ Patch Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201603-09

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-1270
NVD Published Date:
07/22/2015
NVD Last Modified:
09/20/2017