Google researcher ‘safe’ Chromodo browser is unsafe

Feb

4

2016

Security researcher Tavis Ormandy of Google’s Project Zero team has identified a vulnerability in the browser of Chromodo security company Comodo. The flaw allows scripts to read data in other scripts.

The Chromodo browser is based on Chromium, offering according to its creators’ speed, security and privacy. ” According to Ormandy, however, this claim Comodo not you can make, because the browser would be far from safe. The leak comes according to Ormandy from the fact that the browser completely disable the ‘same origin’ security policy.

This policy means that only scripts that are coming from the same page can read data in other scripts on the page. Without this policy is enabled, users are vulnerable to all kinds of attacks, in which data can be intercepted. installation The browser will include all links and settings from Chrome and modified DNS settings.

Ormandy has announced that Comodo has put forward a solution which, however, does not solve the problem, according to him. According to PCWorld, he would, therefore, have come out with vulnerability earlier. The site adds that message Comodo could not comment. For the inadequate solution Ormandy has created a new issue.

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