Cross-site scripting in Google Chrome

Published: 2017-12-18 11:57:23
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVE ID CVE-2017-15429
CVSSv3 5.3 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Google Chrome
Vulnerable software versions Google Chrome 63.0
Google Chrome 63.0.3239.84
Google Chrome 62.0.3202.94
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Vendor URL Google

Security Advisory

1) Universal cross-site scripting

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists in V8 due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Remediation

Update to version 63.0.3239.108.

External links

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2017/12/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_14.html?utm_source=f...

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