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Improper Privilege Management

CVE-2019-13738

Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10

Summary

Insufficient policy enforcement in navigation in Google Chrome prior to 79.0.3945.79 allowed a remote attacker to bypass site isolation via a crafted HTML page.

  • LOW
  • NETWORK
  • HIGH
  • UNCHANGED
  • REQUIRED
  • NONE
  • NONE
  • NONE

CWE-269 - Improper Privilege Management

An effective privilege management infrastructure provides valid users with required access and privileges across heterogeneous technology environments. An application with a faulty privilege management infrastructure allows higher than authorized privileges or enables privilege escalation. This can lead to security incidents such as system infiltration, data breach, and complete system takeover.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published