CVE-2016-5173 Detail

Current Description

The extensions subsystem in Google Chrome before 53.0.2785.113 does not properly restrict access to Object.prototype, which allows remote attackers to load unintended resources, and consequently trigger unintended JavaScript function calls and bypass the Same Origin Policy via an indirect interception attack.


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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score:  7.1 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L


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Hyperlink Resource
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1905.html
http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3667
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/92942
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1036826
https://codereview.chromium.org/1840453002 Issue Tracking  Patch 
https://crbug.com/468931 Issue Tracking  Patch 
https://crbug.com/471523 Issue Tracking  Patch 
https://crbug.com/497507 Issue Tracking  Patch 
https://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/09/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_13.html Vendor Advisory 
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201610-09

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-284 Improper Access Control cwe source acceptance level NIST  

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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2016-5173
NVD Published Date:
09/25/2016
NVD Last Modified:
01/04/2018
Source:
MITRE