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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Google Chrome Vendors:   Google
Google Chrome SVG Use-After-Free and IPC Write Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1027644
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1027644
CVE Reference:   CVE-2012-5112   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Oct 11 2012
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 22.0.1229.94
Description:   A vulnerability was 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 specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a use-after-free in the processing of Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) and an IPC write error to execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

Pinkie Pie reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (22.0.1229.94).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

Vendor URL:  googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2012/10/stable-channel-update_6105.html (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Access control error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (macOS/OS X), Windows (Any)

Message History:   This archive entry has one or more follow-up message(s) listed below.
Nov 2 2012 (Apple Issues Fix for Safari) Google Chrome SVG Use-After-Free and IPC Write Flaw Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
Apple has issued a fix for Safari.



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