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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-6512

Cross-domain vulnerability in the WorkerPool API in Google Gears before 0.5.4.2 allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy and the intended access restrictions of the allowCrossOrigin function by hosting an assumed-safe file type containing Google Gear commands on the target domain, then accessing that file from the attacking domain, whose response headers are not checked and cause the worker code to run in the target domain.
Publish Date : 2009-03-24 Last Update Date : 2017-08-16
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
6.8
Confidentiality Impact Partial (There is considerable informational disclosure.)
Integrity Impact Partial (Modification of some system files or information is possible, but the attacker does not have control over what can be modified, or the scope of what the attacker can affect is limited.)
Availability Impact Partial (There is reduced performance or interruptions in resource availability.)
Access Complexity Medium (The access conditions are somewhat specialized. Some preconditions must be satistified to exploit)
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Bypass a restriction or similar
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-6512

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Google Gears 0.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Google Gears 0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Google Gears 0.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Google Gears 0.4 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Google Gears 0.5 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Google Gears 5

- References For CVE-2008-6512

https://exchange.xforce.ibmcloud.com/vulnerabilities/47173
XF gears-allowcrossorigin-security-bypass(47173)
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/32698
BID 32698 Google Gears WorkerPool API 'allowCrossOrigin()' Same Origin Policy Violation Vulnerability Release Date:2008-12-11
http://code.google.com/apis/gears/upcoming/api_workerpool.html#cross_origin CONFIRM
http://blog.watchfire.com/wfblog/2008/12/breaking-google-gears-cross-origin-communication-model.html

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-6512

There are not any metasploit modules related to this CVE entry (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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