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Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Google Chrome, where some have an unknown impact and others can be exploited by malicious people to cause a DoS (Denial of Service) and potentially compromise a user's system.

1) A validation error when performing message deserialisation can be exploited to cause a crash or potentially corrupt memory.

This vulnerability affects 64-bit builds for Linux only.

2) An unspecified error when parsing Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) can be exploited to trigger an out-of-bounds read.

3) An unspecified error within cursor handling can be exploited to reference stale pointers.

flyzipper RE: Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities
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Last edited on 11th Jan, 2011 04:46
The signature/scan for this may need a little tweaking.
The description states, "This vulnerability affects 64-bit builds for Linux only", yet I'm running 64-bit Windows 7 and still receive a warning.
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Anthony Wells RE: Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities
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@flyzipper ,

I would read the Linux note as referring to point 1) only and release 8.0.552.224 fixes all 3) noted insecurities , hence your warning .

The subsequent update to version 8.0.552.231 is for Mac only and is a bug fix :-

http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/search/la...

Hope that is clearer .

Anthony







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