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CVE-2019-18893 Detail

Description

XSS in the Video Downloader component before 1.5 of Avast Secure Browser 77.1.1831.91 and AVG Secure Browser 77.0.1790.77 allows websites to execute their code in the context of this component. While Video Downloader is technically a browser extension, it is granted a very wide set of privileges and can for example access cookies and browsing history, spy on the user while they are surfing the web, and alter their surfing experience in almost arbitrary ways.

Source:  MITRE

Severity



CVSS 3.x Severity and Metrics:

NIST CVSS score
NIST: NVD
Base Score: N/A
NVD score not yet provided.

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Hyperlink Resource
https://palant.de/2020/01/13/pwning-avast-secure-browser-for-fun-and-profit/

Weakness Enumeration

Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-18893
NVD Published Date:
01/13/2020
NVD Last Modified:
01/13/2020