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CVE-2016-1638 Detail

Description

extensions/renderer/resources/platform_app.js in the Extensions subsystem in Google Chrome before 49.0.2623.75 does not properly restrict use of Web APIs, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a crafted platform app.

Source:  MITRE      Last Modified:  03/05/2016

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1638
Original release date:
03/05/2016
Last revised:
12/02/2016
Source:
US-CERT/NIST

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 3.0):
CVSS v3 Base Score:
6.3 Medium
Vector:
CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L (legend)
Impact Score:
3.4
Exploitability Score:
2.8
CVSS Version 3 Metrics:
Attack Vector (AV):
Network
Attack Complexity (AC):
Low
Privileges Required (PR):
None
User Interaction (UI):
Required
Scope (S):
Unchanged
Confidentiality (C):
Low
Integrity (I):
Low
Availability (A):
Low
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score:
6.8 MEDIUM
Vector:
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore:
6.4
Exploitability Subscore:
8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector:
Network exploitable - Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity:
Medium
Authentication:
Not required to exploit
Impact Type:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service

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Hyperlink Resource Type Source Name
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/03/stable-channel-update.html Vendor Advisory External Source CONFIRM http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/03/stable-channel-update.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00014.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:0664
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00015.html External Source SUSE SUSE-SU-2016:0665
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00018.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:0684
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00028.html External Source SUSE openSUSE-SU-2016:0729
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3507 External Source DEBIAN DSA-3507
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/84008 External Source BID 84008
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035185 External Source SECTRACK 1035185
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=585282 External Source CONFIRM https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=585282
https://codereview.chromium.org/1744623002 External Source CONFIRM https://codereview.chromium.org/1744623002
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201603-09 External Source GENTOO GLSA-201603-09

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

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