DescriptionInappropriate implementation in installer in Google Chrome on Windows prior to 78.0.3904.70 allowed a local attacker to perform privilege escalation via a crafted executable.
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)
NVD severitymedium

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chromium (PTS)stretch (security), stretch73.0.3683.75-1~deb9u1fixed
buster (security)90.0.4430.212-1~deb10u1fixed
bullseye (security)101.0.4951.64-1~deb11u1fixed
bookworm, sid101.0.4951.64-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromiumsource(unstable)(not affected)


- chromium <not-affected> (debian package disables the installer)

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