Linked by Kroc Camen on Wed 7th Apr 2010 08:19 UTC
Bugs & Viruses Via, we get news of a cross-domain flaw using Flash or Silverlight content that allows the attacker to use the victim's browser as a proxy, including access to the user's session. Erlend Oftedal, the developer, explains how the system works and demonstrates the concept with a video. The flaw stems from developers lackadaisically allowing cross-domain requests from Flash across their whole domain (which obviously includes the user-account interactions); even Flickr and YouTube were culprits at one point.
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RE: is Chrome vulnerable?
by avih on Wed 7th Apr 2010 10:08 UTC in reply to "is Chrome vulnerable?"
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Basically, Yes. This attack can take place using any reasonable browser.

The vulnerability is not Chrome's. It's a server which is configured insecurely that facilitates it.

Edited 2010-04-07 10:10 UTC

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