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CVE-2018-6169 Detail

Current Description

Lack of timeout on extension install prompt in Extensions in Google Chrome prior to 68.0.3440.75 allowed a remote attacker to trigger installation of an unwanted extension 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:N/I:H/A:N

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Hyperlink Resource
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104887 Third Party Advisory VDB Entry
https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2282 Third Party Advisory
https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2018/07/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html Release Notes Vendor Advisory
https://crbug.com/394518 Issue Tracking Permissions Required Vendor Advisory
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201808-01 Third Party Advisory
https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4256 Third Party Advisory

Weakness Enumeration

CWE-ID CWE Name Source
CWE-20 Improper Input Validation 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)
68.0.3440.75

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 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-2018-6169
NVD Published Date:
01/09/2019
NVD Last Modified:
01/15/2019