Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities

Posted on Thursday, January 13, 2011 @ 19:52:25 PST in Security
by Raven

SECUNIA ADVISORY ID: SA42850

VERIFY ADVISORY: Secunia.com: http://secunia.com/advisories/42850/

CRITICALITY: Highly Critical

RELEASE DATE: 2011-01-13

DESCRIPTION: Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Google Chrome, where some have an unknown impact and others can be exploited by malicious people to manipulate certain data and potentially compromise a user's system.


1) An unspecified error exists within the extensions notification handling.
2) A second unspecified error exists when handling pointers within node iteration.
3) A third unspecified error exists when printing multi-page PDF files.
4) An error when handling CSS and canvas can be exploited to reference a stale pointer.
5) An error when handling CSS and cursors can be exploited to reference a stale pointer.
6) A use-after-free error when handling PDF pages can be exploited to reference freed memory.
7) An error due to an out-of-memory condition when processing PDF files can be exploited to cause stack corruption.
8) An error when handling mismatched video frame sizes can be exploited to reference invalid memory.
9) An error when handling SVG "" elements can be exploited to reference a stale pointer.
10) An error when handling rouge extensions can be exploited to reference an uninitialised pointer.
11) An error within the Vorbis decoder can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow.
12) An error within PDF shading can be exploited to cause a buffer overflow.
13) An error when handling anchors may result in an incorrect type cast.
14) An error when handling videos may result in an incorrect type cast.
15) An error after removal of a DOM node may result in a stale rendering node.
16) An error when handling speech can be exploited to reference a stale pointer.

SOLUTION: Update to version 8.0.552.237.

PROVIDED AND/OR DISCOVERED BY: The vendor credits following people:
1) Eric Roman, Chromium development community.
2,4,13,14,16) Sergey Glazunov.
5) Jan Tosovsky.
3,6) Chris Evans, Google Chrome Security Team.
7) Jared Allar, CERT.
8,12) Aki Helin, OUSPG
8,15) SkyLined, Google Chrome Security Team.
8,11) David Warren, CERT.
9) Anonymous and miaubiz.
10) kuzzcc.
15) Martin Barbella.

ORIGINAL ADVISORY: http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2011/01/chrome-stable-release.html
 
 
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