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CVE-2017-5078 Detail

Current Description

Insufficient validation of untrusted input in Blink's mailto: handling in Google Chrome prior to 59.0.3071.86 for Linux, Windows, and Mac allowed a remote attacker to perform command injection via a crafted HTML page, a similar issue to CVE-2004-0121. For example, characters such as * have an incorrect interaction with xdg-email in xdg-utils, and a space character can be used in front of a command-line argument.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/98861 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1038622 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:1399
https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2017/06/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://crbug.com/711020 Exploit Third Party Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201706-20 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
NVD-CWE-noinfo Insufficient Information NIST  

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (excluding)
59.0.3071.86
Running on/with
 cpe:2.3:o:apple:mac_os:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:linux:linux_kernel:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:microsoft:windows:-:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2017-5078
NVD Published Date:
10/27/2017
NVD Last Modified:
10/02/2019