Chrome ParamTraits::Read() function buffer overflow

chrome-paramtraitsskbitmapread-bo (50362) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Chrome is vulnerable to a heap-based buffer overflow, caused by improper bounds checking by the ParamTraits::Read function. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to overflow a buffer and execute arbitrary code on the system with privileges of the victim or cause the application to crash.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 9.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Complete
  Integrity Impact: Complete
  Availability Impact: Complete
 
Temporal Score: 6.9
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Chrome (1.0.154.64 or later), available from the Google Chrome Web site. See References.

References:

  • Google Chrome Releases Blog: Stable Update: Security Fix.
  • Google Chrome Web site: Google Chrome.
  • BID-34859: Google Chrome Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2009-1441: Heap-based buffer overflow in the ParamTraits<SkBitmap>::Read function in Google Chrome before 1.0.154.64 allows attackers to leverage renderer access to cause a denial of service (application crash) or possibly execute arbitrary code via vectors related to a large bitmap that arrives over the IPC channel.
  • OSVDB ID: 54288: Google Chrome ParamTraits<SkBitmap>::Read Function IPC Channel BMP Handling Overflow
  • SA35014: Google Chrome Skia 2D Integer Overflow Vulnerabilities
  • SECTRACK ID: 1022174: Google Chrome Input Validation Flaw in InitSkBitmapFromData() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code

Platforms Affected:

  • Google Chrome 0.2.149.27
  • Google Chrome 0.2.149.29
  • Google Chrome 0.2.149.30
  • Google Chrome 0.2.152.1
  • Google Chrome 0.2.153.1
  • Google Chrome 0.3.154.0
  • Google Chrome 0.3.154.3
  • Google Chrome 0.4.154.18
  • Google Chrome 0.4.154.22
  • Google Chrome 0.4.154.31
  • Google Chrome 0.4.154.33
  • Google Chrome 1.0.154.36
  • Google Chrome 1.0.154.39
  • Google Chrome 1.0.154.42
  • Google Chrome 1.0.154.43
  • Google Chrome 1.0.154.53
  • Google Chrome 1.0.154.55

Reported:

May 05, 2009

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