FreeBSD has released a VuXML document and updated ports collection to address the multiple vulnerabilities in Google Chrome.
Multiple vulnerabilities in Google Chrome versions prior to 28.0.1500.95 for Windows, Linux, and Mac could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on a targeted system.
The Google Chrome Stable Channel Release addresses the following vulnerabilities:
Origin bypass in frame handling
Type confusion in V8
Use-after-free in MutationObserver
Use-after-free in DOM
Use-after-free in input handling
Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives
An unauthenticated, remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by convincing a user to view a malicious web page designed to submit crafted data to the affected software. When the user visits the page, it could allow the attacker to bypass certain security restrictions, execute arbitrary code or cause a DoS condition on the targeted system.
To exploit the vulnerabilities, 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.
Administrators are advised to apply the appropriate updates.
Users are advised not to open email messages from suspicious or unrecognized sources. If users cannot verify that links or attachments included in email messages are safe, they are advised not to open them.
Version 1, July 30, 2013, 8:21 PM: Google Chrome contain multiple vulnerabilities that could allow an unauthenticated, remote attacker to bypass security restrictions, execute arbitrary code or cause a denial of service (DoS) condition on a targeted system.
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