CVE-2018-16081

MEDIUM

Description

Allowing the chrome.debugger API to run on file:// URLs in DevTools in Google Chrome prior to 69.0.3497.81 allowed an attacker who convinced a user to install a malicious extension to access files on the local file system without file access permission via a crafted Chrome Extension.

References

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/105215

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2666

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2018/09/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html

https://crbug.com/666299

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201811-10

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-01-09

Updated: 2019-10-03

Type: CWE-862

Risk Information

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 4.3

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

Impact Score: 2.9

Exploitability Score: 8.6

Severity: MEDIUM

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:N/A:N

Impact Score: 4

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH