77709 : Google Chrome view-source Site Redirection Handling URL Bar Spoofing
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-12-13
Time to Patch
70 days

Description

Google Chrome contains a flaw in the 'PrerenderContents::StartPrerendering' function in prerender/prerender_contents.cc that is triggered when handling site redirects using the 'view-source' URI scheme. With a specially crafted web page, a context-dependent attacker can spoof the URL bar.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to version 16.0.912.63 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Google, Inc.
Chrome
15.0.874.121

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 4.3
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2011-12-14 | Disagree?

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_1 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_1 Availability_impact_0

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