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Google Chrome javascript: URI XSS Vulnerability - Sep09 CVE-2009-3011

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Vulnerability description

Google Chrome Web Browser is prone to a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability.

Risk description

Google Chrome fails to sanitise the javascript: and data: URIs in Refresh headers in HTTP responses, which can be exploited via vectors related to injecting a Refresh header. Successful exploitation will allow attackers to conduct Cross-Site Scripting attacks in the victims system.


No known solution was made available for at least one year since the disclosure of this vulnerability. Likely none will be provided anymore. General solution options are to upgrade to a newer release, disable respective features, remove the product or replace the product by another one.

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Exploitable with Sniper
CVE Published
Aug 31, 2009
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