Security Activity Bulletin

Google Chrome Channel Updates for November 2012

 
Threat Type:IntelliShield: Security Activity Bulletin
IntelliShield ID:27375
Version:1
First Published:2012 November 07 12:20 GMT
Last Published:2012 November 07 17:20 GMT
Port: Not available
CVE:CVE-2012-5115 , CVE-2012-5116 , CVE-2012-5117 , CVE-2012-5118 , CVE-2012-5119 , CVE-2012-5121 , CVE-2012-5122 , CVE-2012-5123 , CVE-2012-5124 , CVE-2012-5125 , CVE-2012-5126 , CVE-2012-5127 , CVE-2012-5128
BugTraq ID:56413
Urgency:Unlikely Use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Moderate Damage
 
Version Summary:Google Chrome for Mac, Windows, and Linux contains multiple vulnerabilities that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service condition on a targeted system.
 

Description
 
Google Chrome versions prior to 23.0.1271.64 for Mac, Windows, and Linux contain multiple vulnerabilities that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on a targeted system.

This update addresses 13 vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities are due to four out-of-bounds memory read errors, four use-after-free errors, inappropriate loading of SVG subresource in the img context, memory corruption errors in texture handling, and a race condition in Pepper buffer handling. A bad write in the v8 component of the affected software and a bad cast in input handling were also addressed with the software update.

The affected components include Skia, GPU command buffers, and Pepper plug-ins.

An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by convincing a user to view a malicious web page that contains crafted data. A successful exploit could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system with the privileges of the user or cause a DoS condition on the system.

Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.

Users should verify that unsolicited links are safe to follow.

Google has released a security update at the following link: Chrome Stable Update. Google has released updated software at the following link: Google Chrome 23.0.1271.64

FreeBSD has released a VuXML document at the following link: chromium -- multiple vulnerabilities. FreeBSD releases ports collection updates at the following link: Ports Collection Index
 
Alert History
 
Initial Release


Product Sets
 
The security vulnerability applies to the following combinations of products.

Primary Products:
GoogleChrome 19.0 Base | 20.0 .1132.43, Base | 21 Base | 22.0 Base, .1229.92

Associated Products:
FreeBSD ProjectFreeBSD 6.3 Base | 6.4 Base | 7.0 Base | 7.1 Base | 7.2 Base | 7.3 Base | 7.4 Base | 8.0 Base | 8.1 Base | 8.2 Base | 8.3 Base | 9.0 Base




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