|Description||readAsText() can indefinitely read the file picked by the user, rather than only once at the time the file is picked in File API in Google Chrome prior to 66.0.3359.117 allowed a remote attacker to access data on the user file system without explicit consent via a crafted HTML page.|
|Source||CVE (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.
|chromium-browser (PTS)||jessie, jessie (lts)||57.0.2987.98-1~deb8u1||vulnerable|
|stretch (security), stretch (lts), stretch||71.0.3578.80-1~deb9u1||fixed|
The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.
[jessie] - chromium-browser <end-of-life> (End of life, see DSA 4020)
[wheezy] - chromium-browser <end-of-life> (Not supported in Wheezy)