CVE-2018-6109

NameCVE-2018-6109
DescriptionreadAsText() can indefinitely read the file picked by the user, rather than only once at the time the file is picked in File API in Google Chrome prior to 66.0.3359.117 allowed a remote attacker to access data on the user file system without explicit consent via a crafted HTML page.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-4182-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chromium-browser (PTS)jessie (security), jessie57.0.2987.98-1~deb8u1vulnerable
stretch70.0.3538.110-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)71.0.3578.80-1~deb9u1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersource(unstable)66.0.3359.117-1medium
chromium-browsersourcejessie(unfixed)end-of-life
chromium-browsersourcestretch66.0.3359.117-1~deb9u1mediumDSA-4182-1
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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