CVE-2016-1627

NameCVE-2016-1627
DescriptionThe Developer Tools (aka DevTools) subsystem in Google Chrome before 48.0.2564.109 does not validate URL schemes and ensure that the remoteBase parameter is associated with a chrome-devtools-frontend.appspot.com URL, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a crafted URL, related to browser/devtools/devtools_ui_bindings.cc and WebKit/Source/devtools/front_end/Runtime.js.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-3486-1
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
stretch62.0.3202.89-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)63.0.3239.84-1~deb9u1fixed
buster62.0.3202.89-1fixed
sid63.0.3239.84-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersource(unstable)48.0.2564.116-1medium
chromium-browsersourcejessie48.0.2564.116-1~deb8u1mediumDSA-3486-1
chromium-browsersourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
chromium-browsersourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life

Notes

[wheezy] - chromium-browser <end-of-life> (Not supported in Wheezy)
[squeeze] - chromium-browser <end-of-life> (Not supported in Squeeze LTS)

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