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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Google Chrome Vendors:   Google
Google Chrome Multiple Flaws Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1028030
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2013-0839, CVE-2013-0840, CVE-2013-0841, CVE-2013-0842, CVE-2013-0843   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Jan 24 2013
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to 24.0.1312.56
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 specially crafted content that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

A use-after-free may occur in canvas font handling [CVE-2013-0839]. Atte Kettunen of OUSPG reported this vulnerability.

A URL validation flaw may occur when opening new windows [CVE-2013-0840].

An unchecked array index flaw may occur in content blocking [CVE-2013-0841]. Google Chrome Security Team (Chris Evans) reported this vulnerability.

NULL characters embedded in paths may trigger a flaw [CVE-2013-0842]. Google Chrome Security Team (Juri Aedla) reported this vulnerability.

An unsupported RTC sampling rate may trigger a crash on Mac OS X [CVE-2013-0843]. Ted Nakamura of the Chromium development community 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 (24.0.1312.56 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome Frame).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

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

Message History:   None.

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