CVE-2018-6151

high
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Description

Bad cast in DevTools in Google Chrome on Win, Linux, Mac, Chrome OS prior to 66.0.3359.117 allowed an attacker who convinced a user to install a malicious extension to perform an out of bounds memory read via a crafted Chrome Extension.

References

https://crbug.com/805905

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2018/04/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html

https://www.debian.org/security/2018/dsa-4256

https://security.gentoo.org/glsa/201808-01

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:2282

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/104887

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-01-09

Updated: 2021-09-08

Type: CWE-125

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

CVSS v3

Base Score: 8.8

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

Impact Score: 5.9

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: HIGH

Tenable Plugins

View all (6 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
120392Fedora 28 : chromium (2018-499f2dbc96)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
117647Fedora 27 : chromium (2018-4a16e37c81)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
critical
112075GLSA-201808-01 : Chromium, Google Chrome: Multiple vulnerabilitiesNessusGentoo Local Security Checks
critical
111487RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2018:2282)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
critical
111407FreeBSD : chromium -- multiple vulnerabilities (b9c525d9-9198-11e8-beba-080027ef1a23)NessusFreeBSD Local Security Checks
critical
111360Debian DSA-4256-1 : chromium-browser - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
critical