Google Chrome Logic Error Safe Browsing Bypass Vulnerability

2016-09-21T00:00:00
ID ZDI-16-524
Type zdi
Reporter Anonymous
Modified 2016-11-09T00:00:00

Description

This vulnerability allows remote attackers to bypass restrictions on vulnerable installations of Google Chrome. User interaction is required to exploit this vulnerability in that the target must visit a malicious page or open a malicious file.

The specific flaw exists within the handling of Safe Browsing. The issue lies in failure to properly check URLs. An attacker can leverage this in conjunction with other vulnerabilities to execute code in the context of the current process.