CVE-2018-6152

Impact:
Moderate
Public Date:
2018-07-24
Bugzilla:
1608208: CVE-2018-6152 chromium-browser: Local file write in DevTools

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

The implementation of the Page.downloadBehavior backend unconditionally marked downloaded files as safe, regardless of file type in Google Chrome prior to 66.0.3359.117 allowed an attacker who convinced a user to install a malicious extension to potentially perform a sandbox escape via a crafted HTML page and user interaction.

Find out more about CVE-2018-6152 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 6.5
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:N/A:N
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality High
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None

Red Hat Security Errata

Platform Errata Release Date
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary (v. 6) (chromium-browser) RHSA-2018:2282 2018-07-30

External References

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