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Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2012-01-24    Last Update:  2012-04-10    Views:  4,118

Secunia Advisory SA47694

Where:

From remote

Impact:

System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Some vulnerabilities have been reported in Google Chrome, which potentially can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.

1) A use-after-free error exists within the handling of DOM selections.

2) A use-after-free error within the WebCore component when importing a node with a "nonattribute" property can be exploited to dereference already freed memory.

3) An uninitialised value exists within Skia.

4) An error within the tree builder can be exploited to cause a heap-based buffer overflow.


Solution:
Update to version 16.0.912.77.

Provided and/or discovered by:
1, 4) The vendor credits Arthur Gerkis
2) wushi, team509 via ZDI
3) The vendor credits miaubiz

Original Advisory:
Google:
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2012/01/stable-channel-update_23.html

ZDI:
http://www.zerodayinitiative.com/advisories/ZDI-12-055

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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