CVE-2015-1296

NameCVE-2015-1296
DescriptionThe 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.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3351-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chromium-browser (PTS)wheezy, wheezy (security)37.0.2062.120-1~deb7u1vulnerable
jessie (security), jessie57.0.2987.98-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch61.0.3163.100-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid61.0.3163.100-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersource(unstable)45.0.2454.85-1low
chromium-browsersourcejessie45.0.2454.85-1~deb8u1mediumDSA-3351-1
chromium-browsersourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
chromium-browsersourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life

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