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CVE-2019-5838 Detail

Current Description

Insufficient policy enforcement in extensions API in Google Chrome prior to 75.0.3770.80 allowed an attacker who convinced a user to install a malicious extension to bypass restrictions on file URIs via a crafted Chrome Extension.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v3.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:L/A:N (V3.0 legend)
Impact Score: 1.4
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): None
Integrity (I): Low
Availability (A): None

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 4.3 MEDIUM
Vector: (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Medium
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): None
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): None
Additional Information:
Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Allows unauthorized modification

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Hyperlink Resource
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2019-06/msg00085.html Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2019/06/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html Vendor Advisory
https://crbug.com/893087 Permissions Required Vendor Advisory
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/CPM7VPE27DUNJLXM4F5PAAEFFWOEND6X/
https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/package-announce@lists.fedoraproject.org/message/FKN4GPMBQ3SDXWB4HL45II5CZ7P2E4AI/ Mailing List Third Party Advisory
https://seclists.org/bugtraq/2019/Aug/19
https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201908-18
https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4500

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Improper Input Validation (CWE-20)

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)
75.0.3770.80

Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:backports:sle-15:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:15.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:15.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:leap:42.3:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:fedoraproject:fedora:30:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2019-5838
NVD Published Date:
06/27/2019
NVD Last Modified:
07/25/2019