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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
Description Last Modified:  10/27/2017
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 8.8 HIGH
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H (V3 legend)
Impact Score: 5.9
Exploitability Score: 2.8


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

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

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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

Technical Details

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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:
01/04/2018