CVE-2015-1288

MEDIUM

Description

The Spellcheck API implementation in Google Chrome before 44.0.2403.89 does not use an HTTPS session for downloading a Hunspell dictionary, which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to deliver incorrect spelling suggestions or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file, a related issue to CVE-2015-1263.

References

http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2015/07/stable-channel-update_21.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-07/msg00038.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1499.html

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3315

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/75973

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033031

https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=479162

https://codereview.chromium.org/1056103005

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201603-09

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-07-23

Updated: 2018-10-30

Type: CWE-17

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

Impact Score: 6.4

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM