extensions/renderer/resources/platform_app.js in the Extensions subsystem in Google Chrome before 49.0.2623.75 does not properly restrict use of Web APIs, which allows remote attackers to bypass intended access restrictions via a crafted platform app.
The product does not restrict or incorrectly restricts access to a resource from an unauthorized actor.
|Name||Vendor||Start Version||End Version|
|Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary||RedHat||chromium-browser-0:49.0.2623.75-1.el6||*|
Access control involves the use of several protection mechanisms such as:
When any mechanism is not applied or otherwise fails, attackers can compromise the security of the product by gaining privileges, reading sensitive information, executing commands, evading detection, etc. There are two distinct behaviors that can introduce access control weaknesses: