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CVE-2015-6790 Detail

Description

The WebPageSerializerImpl::openTagToString function in WebKit/Source/web/WebPageSerializerImpl.cpp in the page serializer in Google Chrome before 47.0.2526.80 does not properly use HTML entities, which might allow remote attackers to inject arbitrary web script or HTML via a crafted document, as demonstrated by a double-quote character inside a single-quoted string.

Source:  MITRE
Description Last Modified:  12/14/2015

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

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2015/12/stable-channel-update_8.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://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2618.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3418
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/78734
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2860-1
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=542054
https://codereview.chromium.org/1398453005
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201603-09

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2015-6790
NVD Published Date:
12/14/2015
NVD Last Modified:
12/07/2016