CVE-2019-5774

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Description

Omission of the .desktop filetype from the Safe Browsing checklist in SafeBrowsing in Google Chrome on Linux prior to 72.0.3626.81 allowed an attacker who convinced a user to download a .desktop file to execute arbitrary code via a downloaded .desktop file.

References

https://crbug.com/904182

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2019/01/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html

https://www.debian.org/security/2019/dsa-4395

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2019:0309

http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/106767

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/ZQOP53LXXPRGD4N5OBKGQTSMFXT32LF6/

https://lists.fedoraproject.org/archives/list/[email protected]/message/JVFHYCJGMZQUKYSIE2BXE4NLEGFGUXU5/

Details

Source: MITRE

Published: 2019-02-19

Updated: 2021-07-21

Type: CWE-20

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 (9 total)

IDNameProductFamilySeverity
124466Fedora 30 : chromium (2019-05a780936d)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
700482Google Chrome < 72.0.3626.81 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessus Network MonitorWeb Clients
critical
123100Fedora 29 : chromium (2019-561eae4626)NessusFedora Local Security Checks
high
122305openSUSE Security Update : chromium (openSUSE-2019-205)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
122304openSUSE Security Update : chromium (openSUSE-2019-204)NessusSuSE Local Security Checks
high
122272Debian DSA-4395-1 : chromium - security updateNessusDebian Local Security Checks
high
122112RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2019:0309)NessusRed Hat Local Security Checks
high
121514Google Chrome < 72.0.3626.81 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusWindows
high
121513Google Chrome < 72.0.3626.81 Multiple VulnerabilitiesNessusMacOS X Local Security Checks
high