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CVE-2018-6109 Detail

Current Description

readAsText() can indefinitely read the file picked by the user, rather than only once at the time the file is picked in File API in Google Chrome prior to 66.0.3359.117 allowed a remote attacker to access data on the user file system without explicit consent via a crafted HTML page.

Source:  MITRE
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Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: 6.5 MEDIUM
Vector:  CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/103917 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1195 Third Party Advisory
https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2018/04/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html Vendor Advisory
https://crbug.com/710190 Issue Tracking Permissions Required Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201804-22 Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4182 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-200 Information Exposure 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)
66.0.3359.117

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:8.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:debian:debian_linux:9.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2018-6109
NVD Published Date:
01/09/2019
NVD Last Modified:
01/30/2019