Google Chrome up to 8.0.552.208 cross site scripting

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A vulnerability, which was classified as problematic, was found in Google Chrome up to 8.0.552.208 (Web Browser). Affected is some unknown processing. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a cross site scripting vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-80. The software receives input from an upstream component, but it does not neutralize or incorrectly neutralizes special characters such as "<", ">", and "&" that could be interpreted as web-scripting elements when they are sent to a downstream component that processes web pages. This is going to have an impact on integrity.

The weakness was published 06/09/2011 by Collin Payne (SkyLined) with Microsoft Vulnerability Research (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2011-1815 since 04/20/2011. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Successful exploitation requires user interaction by the victim. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1059.007 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 51069 (FreeBSD : chromium -- multiple vulnerabilities (6887828f-0229-11e0-b84d-00262d5ed8ee)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family FreeBSD Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 119318 (Google Chrome Prior to 12.0.742.91 Multiple Vulnerabilities).

Upgrading to version 8.0.552.209 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (67898), Vulnerability Center (SBV-31747) and Tenable (51069). Similar entries are available at 4341, 4359, 56943 and 56942.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.1

VulDB Base Score: 4.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.1
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Class: Cross site scripting
CWE: CWE-80 / CWE-74 / CWE-707
ATT&CK: T1059.007

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 51069
Nessus Name: FreeBSD : chromium -- multiple vulnerabilities (6887828f-0229-11e0-b84d-00262d5ed8ee)
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OpenVAS ID: 68696
OpenVAS Name: FreeBSD Ports: chromium
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Chrome 8.0.552.209


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Advisory: [404 Not Found]
Researcher: Collin Payne (SkyLined)
Organization: Microsoft Vulnerability Research
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2011-1815 (🔍)

X-Force: 67898
Vulnerability Center: 31747 - Google Chrome before 12.0.742.91 Remote XSS Vulnerability Allows Script Injection into a Tab Page, Medium
SecurityFocus: 48129 - Google Chrome Prior to 12.0.742.91 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 44829 - Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical
OSVDB: 72785

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Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 11/08/2021 01:15 PM
Changes: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM (65), 04/07/2017 06:26 PM (17), 11/08/2021 01:15 PM (2)
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