Upstream information

CVE-2013-2905 at MITRE

Description

The SharedMemory::Create function in memory/shared_memory_posix.cc in Google Chrome before 29.0.1547.57 uses weak permissions under /dev/shm/, which allows attackers to obtain sensitive information via direct access to a POSIX shared-memory file.

SUSE information

Overall state of this security issue: Does not affect SUSE products

This issue is currently rated as having moderate severity.

CVSS v2 Scores
  National Vulnerability Database
Base Score 5
Vector AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:N/A:N
Access Vector Network
Access Complexity Low
Authentication None
Confidentiality Impact Partial
Integrity Impact None
Availability Impact None
SUSE Bugzilla entry: 837011 [RESOLVED / FIXED]

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