CVE-2019-5778

Published: 19 February 2019

A missing case for handling special schemes in permission request checks in Extensions in Google Chrome prior to 72.0.3626.81 allowed an attacker who convinced a user to install a malicious extension to bypass extension permission checks for privileged pages via a crafted Chrome Extension.

Priority

Medium

CVSS 3 base score: 6.5

Status

Package Release Status
chromium-browser
Launchpad, Ubuntu, Debian
Upstream
Released (72.0.3626.81)
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (Bionic Beaver)
Released (72.0.3626.119-0ubuntu0.18.04.1)
Ubuntu 16.04 ESM (Xenial Xerus)
Released (72.0.3626.119-0ubuntu0.16.04.1)
Ubuntu 14.04 ESM (Trusty Tahr) Does not exist
(trusty was ignored [no longer updated])