VDB-53408 · CVE-2010-2110 · BID 40367

Google Chrome up to authentication spoofing

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A vulnerability, which was classified as very critical, has been found in Google Chrome up to (Web Browser). Affected by this issue is an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a authentication spoofing vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-290. This attack-focused weakness is caused by improperly implemented authentication schemes that are subject to spoofing attacks. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Google Chrome before 5.0.375.55 does not properly execute JavaScript code in the extension context, which has unspecified impact and remote attack vectors.

The weakness was presented 05/28/2010 by Michal Zalewski (SkyLined) with Chromium Development Community (Website). The advisory is shared for download at googlechromereleases.blogspot.com. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2010-2110. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 09/14/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 46732 (Google Chrome < 5.0.375.55 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 118061 (Google Chrome Prior to 5.0.375.55 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities).

Upgrading to version eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at chrome.google.com.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (46732). See 53407, 53406, 53405 and 53404 for similar entries.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.4

VulDB Base Score: 9.8
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Class: Authentication spoofing
CWE: CWE-290 / CWE-287
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 46732
Nessus Name: Google Chrome < 5.0.375.55 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 800785
OpenVAS Name: Google Chrome multiple vulnerabilities - June 10
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Chrome


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Vendor: google.com
Product: google.com

Advisory: googlechromereleases.blogspot.com
Researcher: Michal Zalewski (SkyLined)
Organization: Chromium Development Community
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2010-2110 (🔍)

Vulnerability Center: 25929 - Google Chrome Prior to 5.0.375.55 Remote Unspecified Vulnerability via JavaScript execution, Critical
SecurityFocus: 40367 - Google Chrome prior to 5.0.375.55 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities

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Created: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM
Updated: 09/14/2021 02:07 PM
Changes: 03/19/2015 12:22 PM (62), 02/27/2017 09:33 AM (11), 09/14/2021 02:02 PM (4), 09/14/2021 02:07 PM (1)
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