Google Chrome Stable Channel Update for March 2013
CWE-20: Input Validation
2013 March 09 05:58 GMT
2013 March 11 19:08 GMT
FreeBSD has released a VuXML document and updated ports collection to address the Google Chrome type confusion WebKit vulnerability.
Google Chrome versions prior to 25.0.1364.160 for Windows, Linux, and Mac contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a targeted system.
The Google Chrome Stable Channel Update addresses a type confusion vulnerability in WebKit that could lead to remote code execution.
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit the vulnerability by convincing a user to view a malicious web page that contains crafted data. Successful exploitation could allow the attacker to execute arbitrary code on the targeted system.
Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.
To exploit the vulnerability, the attacker may provide a link that directs a user to a malicious site and use misleading language or instructions to persuade the user to follow the provided link.
Users are advised not to open e-mail messages from suspicious or unrecognized sources. If users cannot verify that links or attachments included in e-mail messages are safe, they are advised not to open them.
Version 1, March 9, 2013, 8:58 PM: Google Chrome for Windows, Linux, and Mac contains a vulnerability that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on a targeted system. Updates are available.
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