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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2011-3079

The Inter-process Communication (IPC) implementation in Google Chrome before 18.0.1025.168, as used in Mozilla Firefox before 38.0 and other products, does not properly validate messages, which has unspecified impact and attack vectors.
Publish Date : 2012-05-01 Last Update Date : 2017-12-06
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
Confidentiality Impact Complete (There is total information disclosure, resulting in all system files being revealed.)
Integrity Impact Complete (There is a total compromise of system integrity. There is a complete loss of system protection, resulting in the entire system being compromised.)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s)
CWE ID 399

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
The Inter-process Communication (IPC) implementation in Google Chrome before 18.0.1025.168 does not properly validate me... oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14964 windows
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2011-3079

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 Application Google Chrome 18.0.1025.166 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 Application Mozilla Firefox 37.0.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 Application Mozilla Firefox Esr 31.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
4 Application Mozilla Seamonkey 2.33.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
5 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 31.6 Version Details Vulnerabilities
6 Application Mozilla Thunderbird 38.0 Version Details Vulnerabilities
7 OS Novell Opensuse 13.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities
8 OS Novell Opensuse 13.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
Google Chrome 1
Mozilla Firefox 1
Mozilla Firefox Esr 1
Mozilla Seamonkey 1
Mozilla Thunderbird 2
Novell Opensuse 2

- References For CVE-2011-3079 CONFIRM
XF chrome-ipc-validation-code-execution(75271)
BID 53309 Google Chrome Prior to 18.0.1025.168 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities Release Date:2015-07-22
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:1266
REDHAT RHSA-2015:1012
SUSE openSUSE-SU-2015:0934

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2011-3079

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