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Google Chrome Two Vulnerabilities

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Release Date:  2012-10-11    Last Update:  2012-10-22    Views:  3,389

Secunia Advisory SA50954

Where:

From remote

Impact:

Security Bypass, System access

Solution Status:

Vendor Patch

CVE Reference(s):

Description


Two vulnerabilities have been reported in Google Chrome, which can be exploited by malicious people to bypass certain security restrictions and compromise a user's system.

1) A use-after-free error in Webkit's SVG (Scalable Vector Graphics) functionality can be exploited to dereference already freed memory.

2) An unspecified error in the IPC (Inter-Process Communication) layer can be exploited to write arbitrary files and escape the Chrome sandbox.


Solution:
Update to version 22.0.1229.94.

Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Pinkie Pie.

Original Advisory:
Google:
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2012/10/stable-channel-update_6105.html

Pwnium 2 results and wrap-up:
http://blog.chromium.org/2012/10/pwnium-2-results-and-wrap-up_10.html

Deep Links:
Links available to Secunia VIM customers

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