Public Date:
1608193: CVE-2018-6169 chromium-browser: Permissions bypass in extension installation

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

Lack of timeout on extension install prompt in Extensions in Google Chrome prior to 68.0.3440.75 allowed a remote attacker to trigger installation of an unwanted extension via a crafted HTML page.

Find out more about CVE-2018-6169 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

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