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Vulnerability in Google Chrome before 44.0.2403.89 (CVE-2015-1288)

oval:org.cisecurity:def:7867

The Spellcheck API implementation in Google Chrome before 44.0.2403.89 does not use an HTTPS session for downloading a Hunspell dictionary which allows man-in-the-middle attackers to deliver incorrect spelling suggestions or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file a related issue to CVE-2015-1263.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2015-1288
  • stable-channel-update_21
Product(s):
  • Google Chrome