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Google Chrome prior 74.0.3729.108 on MacOS Developer Tools String privilege escalation

CVSS Meta Temp Score Current Exploit Price (≈)
5.1 $5k-$25k

A vulnerability was found in Google Chrome on MacOS (Web Browser) and classified as critical. This issue affects some unknown processing of the component Developer Tools. The manipulation as part of a String leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-269. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The bug was discovered 04/23/2019. The weakness was presented 06/27/2019. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2019-5819 since 01/09/2019. Attacking locally is a requirement. A single authentication is necessary for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 06/27/2019). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.

The vulnerability was handled as a non-public zero-day exploit for at least 65 days. During that time the estimated underground price was around $25k-$100k.

Upgrading to version 74.0.3729.108 eliminates this vulnerability.

See 137007, 137006, 137005 and 137004 for similar entries.




VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Class: Privilege escalation (CWE-269)
Local: Yes
Remote: No

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Status: Not defined

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Upgrade: Chrome 74.0.3729.108

01/09/2019 CVE assigned
04/23/2019 +104 days Vulnerability found
06/27/2019 +65 days Advisory disclosed
06/27/2019 +0 days VulDB entry created
06/27/2019 +0 days VulDB last updateVendor: google.com
Product: google.com
CVE: CVE-2019-5819 (🔒)
OSVDB: – Google Chrome developer tools security bypass

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Created: 06/27/2019 10:13 PM
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