Google Chrome 45 DOM access control

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A vulnerability was found in Google Chrome 45 (Web Browser). It has been rated as critical. This issue affects an unknown function of the component DOM Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-264. Impacted is integrity. The summary by CVE is:

The DOM implementation in Blink, as used in Google Chrome before 45.0.2454.85, allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy via unspecified vectors.

The weakness was published 09/01/2015 as confirmed release notes (Blog). The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2015-1293 since 01/21/2015. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. MITRE ATT&CK project uses the attack technique T1068 for this issue.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 85770 (Debian DSA-3351-1 : chromium-browser - security update), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 168063 (OpenSuSE Security Update for Chromium (openSUSE-SU-2015:1586-1)).

Upgrading to version 45.0.2454.85 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (106001) and Tenable (85770). Similar entries are available at 77523, 77524, 77526 and 77527.







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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264
ATT&CK: T1068

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Status: Unproven

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Nessus ID: 85770
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-3351-1 : chromium-browser - security update
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OpenVAS ID: 703351
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 3351-1 (chromium-browser - security update)
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Upgrade: Chrome 45.0.2454.85


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Advisory: RHSA-2015:1712
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2015-1293 (🔍)

X-Force: 106001 - Google Chrome DOM security bypass
SecurityTracker: 1033472
Vulnerability Center: 52393 - Google Chrome <45.0.2454.85 Remote Cross Origin Bypass Vulnerability in DOM, Medium

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Created: 09/02/2015 11:03 AM
Updated: 06/13/2022 10:44 PM
Changes: 09/02/2015 11:03 AM (73), 11/20/2017 12:18 PM (2), 06/13/2022 10:30 PM (4), 06/13/2022 10:44 PM (1)
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