CVE-2018-6179

MEDIUM

Description

Insufficient enforcement of file access permission in the activeTab case in Extensions in Google Chrome prior to 68.0.3440.75 allowed an attacker who convinced a user to install a malicious extension to access files on the local file system via a crafted Chrome Extension.

References

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

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

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2018/07/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html

https://crbug.com/816685

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

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

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-01-09

Updated: 2019-01-16

Type: CWE-200

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: 6.5

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

Impact Score: 3.6

Exploitability Score: 2.8

Severity: MEDIUM