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Missing Authorization


Severity Medium
Score 6.5/10


Insufficient policy enforcement in developer tools in Google Chrome prior to 87.0.4280.66 allowed an attacker who convinced a user to install a malicious extension to obtain potentially sensitive information from the user's disk via a crafted Chrome Extension.

  • LOW
  • NONE
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  • HIGH
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CWE-862 - Missing Authorization

The missing authorization vulnerability occurs when a software program allows users to access privileged parts of the program without verifying the user credentials. Impact of such a vulnerability depends on the resources employed by the software, ranging from account takeover to sensitive information exposure, denial of service, and complete system takeover.

Advisory Timeline

  • Published