CVE-2017-5081

NameCVE-2017-5081
DescriptionLack of verification of an extension's locale folder in Google Chrome prior to 59.0.3071.86 for Mac, Windows, and Linux, and 59.0.3071.92 for Android, allowed an attacker with local write access to modify extensions by modifying extension files.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitylow (attack range: local)

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~deb8u1vulnerable
stretch61.0.3163.100-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)62.0.3202.89-1~deb9u1fixed
buster, sid62.0.3202.89-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersource(unstable)59.0.3071.86-1low
chromium-browsersourcejessie(unfixed)end-of-life
chromium-browsersourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life

Notes

[jessie] - chromium-browser <end-of-life> (End of life, see DSA 4020)
[wheezy] - chromium-browser <end-of-life> (Not supported in Wheezy)

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