CVE-2015-1298

MEDIUM

Description

The RuntimeEventRouter::OnExtensionUninstalled function in extensions/browser/api/runtime/runtime_api.cc in Google Chrome before 45.0.2454.85 does not ensure that the setUninstallURL preference corresponds to the URL of a web site, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to trigger access to an arbitrary URL via a crafted extension that is uninstalled.

References

http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2015/09/stable-channel-update.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-09/msg00029.html

http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-updates/2015-11/msg00013.html

http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1712.html

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3351

http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1033472

https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=518827

https://codereview.chromium.org/1282263002/

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2015-09-03

Updated: 2016-12-22

Type: CWE-254

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM