Check Point Advisories

Google Chrome GURL Cross Origin Bypass (CVE-2010-1663)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2010-359
Date Published: 9 Jun 2010
Severity: Critical
Last Updated: 30 Jul 2017
Industry Reference:CVE-2010-1663
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway
R80, R77, R76, R75

Who is Vulnerable?
Vulnerability Description Google Chrome is a web browser developed by Google Inc. It provides a rich web browsing experience similar to other web browsers such as Firefox, Opera, and Internet Explorer. Google Chrome web browser contains a cross origin bypass vulnerability. The vulnerability is due to insufficient validation of URLs in the Google URL (GURL) component, which can lead to violation of the same origin policy. A remote attacker can exploit this vulnerability by enticing target users to visit a malicious website. Successful exploitation of this vulnerability can result in information disclosure and execution of active content outside the prescribed context.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your Security Gateway product to the latest IPS update.For information on how to update IPS, go to SBP-2006-05, click on Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R80 / R77 / R76 / R75

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Google Chrome GURL Cross Origin Bypass protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

This protection's log will contain the following information:

Attack Name:  Web Client Enforcement Violation.
Attack Information:  Google Chrome GURL Cross Origin Bypass

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