OSVDB ID: 84372

Title: Google Chrome PDF Viewer Badly Linked Form Field Tree Use-after-free Issue

Info

Disclosure

Jul 31, 2012

Discovery

Unknown

Dates

Exploit

Unknown

Solution

Jul 31, 2012

Description

Google Chrome contains a use-after-free error that is triggered when handling badly linked form field trees. With a specially crafted PDF file, a context-dependent attacker can dereference already freed memory and potentially execute arbitrary code.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: PoC Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to version 21.0.1180.57 or higher for Mac and Linux or 21.0.1180.60 or higher for Windows and Chrome Frame, as they have been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Google, Inc.

Chrome

20.0.1132.57

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete



Direct URL: http://osvdb.org/84372