Google Chrome < 2.0.172.37 Buffer Overflow

high Log Correlation Engine Plugin ID 800904
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Synopsis

The remote host contains a web browser that is vulnerable multiple attack vectors.

Description

The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote host is earlier than 2.0.172.37. Such versions are reportedly affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A heap overflow exists when evaluating specially crafted regular expressions in Javascript. This could lead to a denial of service or the remote execution of arbitrary code withing the Google Chrome sandbox.

- A memory corruption issue exists in the renderer process that could cause a denial of service or possibly allow arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the logged on user.

- A denial-of-service issue when the application handles a maliciously crafted webpage containing a 'HTMLSelectElement' object with a large length attribute.


Solution

Upgrade to Google Chrome 2.0.172.37 or later.

See Also

http://.securityfocus.com/archive/1/504969/100/0/threaded

http://.nessus.org/u?8f3cdeb6

googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2009/07/stable-beta-update-security-fix.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 800904

Family: Web Clients

Published: 7/16/2009

Updated: 7/16/2009

Nessus ID: 39852

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 7/16/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/16/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1692, CVE-2009-2555, CVE-2009-2556, CVE-2009-2535

BID: 35446, 35722, 35723