CVE-2011-3640

HIGH

Description

** DISPUTED ** Untrusted search path vulnerability in Mozilla Network Security Services (NSS), as used in Google Chrome before 17 on Windows and Mac OS X, might allow local users to gain privileges via a Trojan horse pkcs11.txt file in a top-level directory. NOTE: the vendor's response was "Strange behavior, but we're not treating this as a security bug."

References

http://blog.acrossecurity.com/2011/10/google-chrome-pkcs11txt-file-planting.html

http://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=97426

http://securityreason.com/securityalert/8483

https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=641052

https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/13154861

https://hermes.opensuse.org/messages/13155432

https://oval.cisecurity.org/repository/search/definition/oval%3Aorg.mitre.oval%3Adef%3A13414

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2011-10-28

Updated: 2017-09-19

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact Score: 10

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: HIGH