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Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor

CVE-2010-1851

Severity Medium
Score 4.3/10

Summary

Google Chrome, when the Invisible Hand extension is enabled, uses cookies during background HTTP requests in a possibly unexpected manner, which might allow remote web servers to identify specific persons and their product searches via HTTP request logging, related to a "cross-site data leakage" issue.

  • MEDIUM
  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
  • NONE

CWE-200 - Information Exposure

An information exposure vulnerability is categorized as an information flow (IF) weakness, which can potentially allow unauthorized access to otherwise classified information in the application, such as confidential personal information (demographics, financials, health records, etc.), business secrets, and the application's internal environment.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published