Exposure of Sensitive Information to an Unauthorized Actor
An information disclosure vulnerability exists when Chakra improperly discloses the contents of its memory, which could provide an attacker with information to further compromise the userâ€™s computer or data.To exploit the vulnerability, an attacker must know the memory address of where the object was created.The update addresses the vulnerability by changing the way certain functions handle objects in memory., aka 'Scripting Engine Information Disclosure Vulnerability'.
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.