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Google Chrome Vulnerability: CVE-2016-5135 Content-Security-Policy bypass

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Google Chrome Vulnerability: CVE-2016-5135 Content-Security-Policy bypass

Severity
4
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N)
Published
07/23/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
07/29/2016
Modified
11/08/2023

Description

WebKit/Source/core/html/parser/HTMLPreloadScanner.cpp in Blink, as used in Google Chrome before 52.0.2743.82, does not consider referrer-policy information inside an HTML document during a preload request, which allows remote attackers to bypass the Content Security Policy (CSP) protection mechanism via a crafted web site, as demonstrated by a "Content-Security-Policy: referrer origin-when-cross-origin" header that overrides a "<META name='referrer' content='no-referrer'>" element.

Solution(s)

  • google-chrome-upgrade-latest

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