Upstream information

CVE-2010-1236 at MITRE


The protocolIs function in platform/KURLGoogle.cpp in WebCore in WebKit before r55822, as used in Google Chrome before and Flock Browser 3.x before, does not properly handle whitespace at the beginning of a URL, which allows remote attackers to conduct cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks via a crafted javascript: URL, as demonstrated by a \x00javascript:alert sequence.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Resolved

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 4.3
Vector AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Medium
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact None
Integrity Impact Partial
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 601349 [RESOLVED / WONTFIX]

SUSE Security Advisories:

  • SUSE-SR:2011:002, published Tue, 25 Jan 2011 11:00:00 +0000
  • openSUSE-SU-2011:0024-1

SUSE Timeline for this CVE

CVE page created: Fri Jun 28 07:42:46 2013
CVE page last modified: Fri Dec 8 16:39:00 2023