The UnescapeURLWithAdjustmentsImpl implementation in net/base/escape.cc in Google Chrome before 45.0.2454.85 does not prevent display of Unicode LOCK characters in the omnibox, which makes it easier for remote attackers to spoof the SSL lock icon by placing one of these characters at the end of a URL, as demonstrated by the omnibox in localizations for right-to-left languages.
Published 2015-09-03 22:59:07
Updated 2016-12-22 02:59:34
Source Google Inc.
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Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2015-1296

0.61%
Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days EPSS Score History
~ 76 %
Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less

CVSS scores for CVE-2015-1296

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source First Seen
5.0
MEDIUM AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
10.0
2.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2015-1296

  • Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2015-1296

Products affected by CVE-2015-1296

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