CVE-2018-6179

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2018-07-24
Bugzilla:
1608203: CVE-2018-6179 chromium-browser: Local file information leak in Extensions

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

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.

Find out more about CVE-2018-6179 from the MITRE CVE dictionary dictionary and NIST NVD.

CVSS v3 metrics

CVSS3 Base Score 4.3
CVSS3 Base Metrics CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:L
Attack Vector Network
Attack Complexity Low
Privileges Required None
User Interaction Required
Scope Unchanged
Confidentiality None
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact Low

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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