Google Chrome 47 DOM access control

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Google Chrome 47 (Web Browser). This affects an unknown functionality of the component DOM Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a access control vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-264. This is going to have an impact on integrity. The summary by CVE is:

The DOM implementation in Google Chrome before 47.0.2526.73 allows remote attackers to bypass the Same Origin Policy via unspecified vectors, a different vulnerability than CVE-2015-6768.

The weakness was presented 12/01/2015 by Mariusz Mlynski (Cloudfuzzer) with Qihoo 360 as Stable Channel Update, December 2015 as confirmed release notes (Blog). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2015-6770 since 08/31/2015. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for 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 87289 (Debian DSA-3415-1 : 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 and running in the context l. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 175578 (Debian Security Update for chromium-browser (DSA 3415-1)).

Upgrading to version 47.0.2526.73 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 (108408), Tenable (87289), SecurityFocus (BID 78416†) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-54720†).







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Class: Access control
CWE: CWE-264

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Unproven

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Nessus ID: 87289
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-3415-1 : chromium-browser - security update
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OpenVAS ID: 703415
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 3415-1 (chromium-browser - security update)
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Upgrade: Chrome 47.0.2526.73


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Advisory: Stable Channel Update, December 2015
Researcher: Mariusz Mlynski (Cloudfuzzer)
Organization: Qihoo 360
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2015-6770 (🔍)

X-Force: 108408 - Google Chrome DOM security bypass
SecurityFocus: 78416 - Google Chrome Prior to 47.0.2526.73 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
SecurityTracker: 1034298
Vulnerability Center: 54720 - Google Chrome <47.0.2526.73 Remote Cross Origin Bypass in DOM - CVE-2015-6770, Medium


Created: 12/02/2015 10:18 AM
Updated: 06/28/2022 08:56 AM
Changes: 12/02/2015 10:18 AM (73), 05/09/2018 11:51 AM (14), 06/28/2022 08:56 AM (3)
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