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CVE-2015-6779 Detail

Current Description

PDFium, as used in Google Chrome before 47.0.2526.73, does not properly restrict use of chrome: URLs, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended scheme restrictions via a crafted PDF document, as demonstrated by a document with a link to a chrome://settings URL.

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:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2015/12/stable-channel-update.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00016.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-12/msg00017.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3415
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/78416
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1034298
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=528505
https://codereview.chromium.org/1362433002
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201603-09

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Permissions, Privileges, and Access Controls (CWE-264)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.3

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:/a:google:chrome
     Show Matching CPE(s)
Up to (including)
46.0.2490.86


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-6779
NVD Published Date:
12/05/2015
NVD Last Modified:
09/13/2017