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HTTP Google Chrome Carriage Return DoS

Severity: Medium

This attack could pose a moderate security threat. It does not require immediate action.


This signature detects a vulnerability in the Google Chrome which may result in a denial-of-service.

Additional Information

Google Chrome is a web browser.

The application is prone to a remote denial-of-service vulnerability because it fails to handle user-supplied input. An attacker can trigger this issue by enticing an unsuspecting user into visiting a malicious web page that contains carriage-return characters (\r\n\r\n) as arguments to a 'window.open()' function.

Attackers can exploit this issue to make the application unresponsive, denying service to legitimate users.


  • Google Chrome and are vulnerable; other versions may also be affected.

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