DescriptionIncomplete blacklist vulnerability in browser/download/ in Google Chrome before allows remote attackers to force the download of certain dangerous files via a "Content-Disposition: attachment" designation, as demonstrated by (1) .mht and (2) .mhtml files, which are automatically executed by Internet Explorer 6; (3) .svg files, which are automatically executed by Safari; (4) .xml files; (5) .htt files; (6) .xsl files; (7) .xslt files; and (8) image files that are forbidden by the victim's site policy.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chromium-browser (PTS)jessie, jessie (lts)57.0.2987.98-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch (security), stretch (lts), stretch71.0.3578.80-1~deb9u1fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersource(unstable)(not affected)
webkitsource(unstable)(not affected)


- chromium-browser <not-affected> (Only 3.x is affected)
- webkit <not-affected> (chrome-specific issue)

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