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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Google Chrome Vendors:   Google
Google Chrome Memory Corruption Bugs May Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1024170
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   GENERIC-MAP-NOMATCH   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jul 6 2010
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 5.0.375.99
Description:   Several vulnerabilities were reported in Google Chrome. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create a specially crafted file that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Specially crafted SVGs, PNG images, and CSS styles can trigger memory corruption. Memory corruption may occur in the bidi algorithm.

Sergey Glazunov, SkyLined of the Google Chrome Security Team, sirdarckcat of Google Security Team, Aki Hekin of OUSPG, wushi of team509, Jose A. Vazquez, and Mats Ahlgren reported these vulnerabilities.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, may execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (5.0.375.99).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Not specified
Underlying OS:   Linux (Any), UNIX (OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

 Source Message Contents

Date:  Tue, 06 Jul 2010 00:34:30 +0000
Subject:  Google Chrome

Google Chrome 5.0.375.99 has been released to the Stable channel on Linux, Mac, and Windows.
This release fixes the following security issues:

    * [42396] Low OOB read with WebGL. Credit to Sergey Glazunov; Google Chrome Security Team (SkyLined).
    * [42575] [42980] Medium Isolate sandboxed iframes more strongly. Credit to sirdarckcat of Google Security Team.
    * [$500] [43488] High Memory corruption with invalid SVGs. Credit to Aki Hekin of OUSPG; wushi of team509.
    * [$500] [44424] High Memory corruption in bidi algorithm. Credit to wushi of team509.
    * [45164] Low Crash with invalid image. Credit to Jose A. Vazquez.
    * [$1000] [45983] High Memory corruption with invalid PNG (libpng bug). Credit to Aki Helin of OUSPG.
    * [$500] [46360] High Memory corruption in CSS style rendering. Credit to wushi of team509.
    * [46575] Low Annoyance with print dialogs. Credit to Mats Ahlgren.
    * [47056] Low Crash with modal dialogs. Credit to Aki Helin of OUSPG.

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