OSVDB ID: 85435

Title: Google Chrome for Android file: URI Handler Local Files Information Disclosure Weakness

Info

Disclosure

Sep 12, 2012

Discovery

Unknown

Dates

Exploit

Unknown

Solution

Sep 12, 2012

Description

Google Chrome for Android contains a flaw that may lead to unauthorized disclosure of sensitive information. The issue is triggered when using the 'file://' URI handler to open a binary file, which causes it to be copied to the 'Downloads' folder. With a malicious app, this can be exploited to disclose various sensitive information e.g. stored in the Cookies, History, Bookmarks, Cache files.

Classification

Location: Local Access Required, Mobile Phone / Hand-held Device
Impact: Loss of Confidentiality
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Private
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to version 18.0.1025308 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

18.0.1025306

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete



Direct URL: http://osvdb.org/85435