Google Chrome XHR code execution
|chrome-xhr-code-exec (78177)||High Risk|
Google Chrome could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by a race condition within workers and XHR. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to execute arbitrary code on the system.
Upgrade to the latest version of Google Chrome (21.0.1180.89 or later), available from the Google Chrome Releases Web site. See References.
- Google Chrome Releases Web site: Stable Channel Update, Thursday, August 30, 2012 | 13:18 .
- BID-55331: Google Chrome Prior to 21.0.1180.89 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2012-2868: Race condition in Google Chrome before 21.0.1180.89 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors involving improper interaction between worker processes and an XMLHttpRequest (aka XHR) object.
- OSVDB ID: 85033: Google Chrome Workers / XHR Handling Unspecified Race Condition
- SA50447: Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.0
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.1
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.2
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.31
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.32
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.33
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.34
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.35
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.36
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.37
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.38
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.39
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.41
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.46
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.47
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.48
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.49
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.50
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.51
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.52
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.53
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.54
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.55
- Google Chrome 21.0.1180.56
Aug 30, 2012
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