Google Chrome prior 65.0.3325.146 WebGL TEXTURE_2D_ARRAY/TEXTURE_3D information disclosure

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A vulnerability was found in Google Chrome (Web Browser). It has been declared as problematic. This vulnerability affects an unknown functionality of the component WebGL. The manipulation of the argument TEXTURE_2D_ARRAY/TEXTURE_3D as part of a HTML Page leads to a information disclosure vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-200. The product exposes sensitive information to an actor that is not explicitly authorized to have access to that information. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality. CVE summarizes:

Inappropriate sharing of TEXTURE_2D_ARRAY/TEXTURE_3D data between tabs in WebGL in Google Chrome prior to 65.0.3325.146 allowed a remote attacker to leak cross-origin data via a crafted HTML page.

The bug was discovered 03/06/2018. The weakness was disclosed 11/14/2018 by Abdulrahman Alqabandi (lokihardt) with Tencent (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability was named CVE-2018-6079 since 01/23/2018. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 06/06/2023). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.This vulnerability is assigned to T1592 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 107221 (Google Chrome < 65.0.3325.146 Multiple Vulnerabilities (macOS)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family MacOS X Local Security Checks and running in the context l.

Upgrading to version 65.0.3325.146 eliminates this vulnerability. A possible mitigation has been published even before and not after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (107221).







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Class: Information disclosure
CWE: CWE-200 / CWE-284 / CWE-266

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Nessus ID: 107221
Nessus Name: Google Chrome < 65.0.3325.146 Multiple Vulnerabilities (macOS)
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OpenVAS ID: 880848
OpenVAS Name: SuSE Update for Chromium openSUSE-SU-2018:0704-1 (Chromium)
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Upgrade: Chrome 65.0.3325.146


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Advisory: RHSA-2018:0484
Researcher: Abdulrahman Alqabandi (lokihardt)
Organization: Tencent
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2018-6079 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 103297 - Google Chrome Prior to 65.0.3325.146 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities


Created: 11/15/2018 07:53 AM
Updated: 06/06/2023 03:18 PM
Changes: 11/15/2018 07:53 AM (77), 04/13/2020 08:39 AM (7), 06/06/2023 03:18 PM (4)
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Cache ID: 44:824:40


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