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Google Chrome Vulnerability: CVE-2018-5179 Lack of limits on update() in ServiceWorker

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Google Chrome Vulnerability: CVE-2018-5179 Lack of limits on update() in ServiceWorker

Severity
5
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N)
Published
04/26/2019
Created
09/09/2022
Added
09/09/2022
Modified
09/09/2022

Description

A service worker can send the activate event on itself periodically which allows it to run perpetually, allowing it to monitor activity by users. Affects all versions prior to Firefox 60.

Solution(s)

  • google-chrome-upgrade-latest

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