Allowing the chrome.debugger API to attach to Web UI pages in DevTools in Google Chrome prior to 67.0.3396.62 allowed an attacker who convinced a user to install a malicious extension to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Chrome Extension.
Published 2019-01-09 19:29:10
Updated 2019-01-16 14:39:45
Source Google Inc.
View at NVD,   CVE.org
Vulnerability category: Input validationExecute code

Exploit prediction scoring system (EPSS) score for CVE-2018-6140

Probability of exploitation activity in the next 30 days: 1.23%

Percentile, the proportion of vulnerabilities that are scored at or less: ~ 84 % EPSS Score History EPSS FAQ

CVSS scores for CVE-2018-6140

Base Score Base Severity CVSS Vector Exploitability Score Impact Score Score Source
9.3
HIGH AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C
8.6
10.0
NIST
8.8
HIGH CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H
2.8
5.9
NIST

CWE ids for CVE-2018-6140

  • The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly.
    Assigned by: nvd@nist.gov (Primary)

References for CVE-2018-6140

Products affected by CVE-2018-6140

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