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CVE-2016-1640 Detail

Current Description

The Web Store inline-installer implementation in the Extensions UI in Google Chrome before 49.0.2623.75 does not block installations upon deletion of an installation frame, which makes it easier for remote attackers to trick a user into believing that an installation request originated from the user's next navigation target via a crafted web site.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/03/stable-channel-update.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00014.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00015.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00018.html
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2016-03/msg00028.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3507
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/84008
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1035185
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=550047
https://codereview.chromium.org/1496033003
https://codereview.chromium.org/1554233005
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201603-09

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-17 DEPRECATED: Code NIST  

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)
48.0.2564.116


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-1640
NVD Published Date:
03/05/2016
NVD Last Modified:
12/02/2016