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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2007-6536

Original release date: 12/27/2007
Last revised: 09/05/2008
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The Custom Button Installer dialog in Google Toolbar 4 and 5 beta presents certain domain names in the (1) "Downloaded from" and (2) "Privacy considerations" sections without verifying domain names, which makes it easier for remote attackers to spoof domain names and trick users into installing malicious button XML files, as demonstrated by presenting www.google.com when the button was downloaded from an arbitrary site through an open redirector on www.google.com.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 6.8 (HIGH) (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 8.6
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable; Victim must voluntarily interact with attack mechanism
Access Complexity: Medium
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Provides user account access, Allows partial confidentiality, integrity, and availability violation; Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows disruption of service

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External Source: OSVDB
Name: 39499
External Source: MISC
Name: http://aviv.raffon.net/2007/12/18/GoogleToolbarDialogSpoofingVulnerability.aspx
External Source: SECUNIA
Name: 28166
Type: Advisory
External Source: BUGTRAQ
Name: 20071218 Google Toolbar Dialog Spoofing Vulnerability
External Source: XF
Name: googletoolbar-custombutton-spoofing(39164)
External Source: SREASON
Name: 3491
External Source: BID
Name: 26923

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)
  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)