Google Chrome before 188.8.131.52 on Windows does not perform the expected encoding, escaping, and quoting for the URL in the --app argument in a desktop shortcut, which allows user-assisted remote attackers to execute arbitrary programs or obtain sensitive information by tricking a user into creating a crafted shortcut.
'Improper Encoding or Escaping of Output CWE-116'
CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
Impact Subscore: 10.0
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: Allows unauthorized disclosure of information; Allows unauthorized modification; Allows disruption of service
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