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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2011-2599

Original release date: 06/30/2011
Last revised: 01/26/2012
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

Google Chrome 11 does not block use of a cross-domain image as a WebGL texture, which allows remote attackers to obtain approximate copies of arbitrary images via a timing attack involving a crafted WebGL fragment shader.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 4.3 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:M/AU:N/C:P/I:N/A:N) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
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

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External Source: OVAL
Name: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14183
External Source: MLIST
Name: [whatwg] 20110314 Canvas and drawWindow
External Source: MISC
Name: http://www.contextis.co.uk/resources/blog/webgl/

References to Check Content

Identifier: oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14183
Check System: http://oval.mitre.org/XMLSchema/oval-definitions-5

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  • Information Leak / Disclosure (CWE-200)