National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability Database

National Vulnerability
Database

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.

Source:  MITRE
View Analysis Description

Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.1 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:L (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 3.7
Exploitability Score: 2.8


Attack Vector (AV): Network
Attack Complexity (AC): Low
Privileges Required (PR): None
User Interaction (UI): Required
Scope (S): Changed
Confidentiality (C): Low
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): Low

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 6.8 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

By selecting these links, you will be leaving NIST webspace. We have provided these links to other web sites because they may have information that would be of interest to you. No inferences should be drawn on account of other sites being referenced, or not, from this page. There may be other web sites that are more appropriate for your purpose. NIST does not necessarily endorse the views expressed, or concur with the facts presented on these sites. Further, NIST does not endorse any commercial products that may be mentioned on these sites. Please address comments about this page to nvd@nist.gov.

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

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Access Control (CWE-284)

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)
53.0.2785.101


Change History

7 change records found - show changes

Quick Info

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