pyrokinesis has discovered a vulnerability in Google Apps, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
The vulnerability is caused due to an error in googleapps.exe when handling arguments received via a "googleapps.url.mailto:" URI. This can be exploited to pass arbitrary arguments to chrome.exe and e.g. execute arbitrary applications from a network share via a specially crafted "--renderer-path" option.
The vulnerability is confirmed in Google Apps version 188.8.131.5231 with Internet Explorer 7 and Google Chrome 184.108.40.206. Other versions may also be affected.
Solution: Do not visit untrusted websites or follow untrusted links.
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Subject: Google Apps "googleapps.url.mailto" URI Handling Argument Injection
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