CVE-2019-5778

Impact:
Low
Public Date:
2019-01-29
Bugzilla:
1670762: CVE-2019-5778 chromium-browser: Insufficient policy enforcement in Extensions

The MITRE CVE dictionary describes this issue as:

A missing case for handling special schemes in permission request checks in Extensions in Google Chrome prior to 72.0.3626.81 allowed an attacker who convinced a user to install a malicious extension to bypass extension permission checks for privileged pages via a crafted Chrome Extension.

Find out more about CVE-2019-5778 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-2019:0309 2019-02-12

External References

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