Vulnerability Details

Google Chrome Multiple Denial of Service Vulnerabilities - May 12 (Linux)

Published: 2012-05-07 09:45:45
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Impact:
Successful exploitation could allow attackers to execute arbitrary code in the context of the browser or cause a denial of service.

Affected Versions:
Google Chrome version prior to 18.0.1025.168 on Linux

Technical Details:
The flaws are due to - Multiple use after free errors exists, when handling floats. - A use after free error exists within the xml parser. - An error exists within the IPC validation. - A race condition exists within the sandbox IPC.

Recommendations:
Upgrade to the Google Chrome 18.0.1025.168 or later.

Summary:
The host is installed with Google Chrome and is prone to multiple denial of service vulnerabilities.

Detection Type:
Executable

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-3078
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-3079
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-3080
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-3081
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2012-1521

SecurityFocus Bugtraq ID:

https://www.securityfocus.com/bid/53309

References:

http://secunia.com/advisories/48992/
http://securitytracker.com/id/1027001
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.in/2012/04/stable-channel-update_30.html
http://www.google.com/chrome

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2012-05-07
Modified
2018-10-12
Category
Denial of Service

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