Security Activity Bulletin

Google Chrome Stable Channel Update for March 2013

 
Threat Type:CWE-20: Input Validation
IntelliShield ID:28534
Version:2
First Published:2013 March 09 05:58 GMT
Last Published:2013 March 11 19:08 GMT
Port: Not available
CVE:CVE-2013-0912
BugTraq ID:58388
Urgency:Unlikely Use
Credibility:Confirmed
Severity:Moderate Damage
 
Version Summary:FreeBSD has released a VuXML document and updated ports collection to address the Google Chrome type confusion WebKit vulnerability.
 

Description
 
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.

Google has released a stable channel update at the following link: Stable Channel Update

Google has released updated software at the following link: Google Chrome

FreeBSD has released a VuXML document at the following link: chromium -- WebKit vulnerability

FreeBSD has released ports collection updates at the following link: Ports Collection Index
 
Alert History
 
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.


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 | 23.0 Base, .1271.91, .1271.95 | 24.0 Base, .1312.52, .1312.56, .1312.57, .1312.70, .1312.71 | 25.0 Base, .1364.97, .1364.99, .1364.152

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 | 9.1 Base




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