Google Chrome CVE-2012-2897 Windows kernel memory corruption
|google-chrome-cve20122897 (78822)||High Risk|
An error in Google Chrome related to Windows kernel memory corruption could allow a remote attacker to possibly execute arbitrary code or cause an application crash by persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site.
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- Google Chrome Releases Blog, Tuesday, September 25, 2012 | 10:50: Stable Channel Update 25.
- BID-55676: Google Chrome Prior to 22.0.1229.79 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2012-2897: The kernel-mode drivers in Microsoft Windows XP SP2 and SP3, Windows Server 2003 SP2, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 SP2, R2, and R2 SP1, Windows 7 Gold and SP1, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, and Windows RT, as used by Google Chrome before 22.0.1229.79 and other programs, do not properly handle objects in memory, which allows remote attackers to execute arbitrary code via a crafted TrueType font file, aka Windows Font Parsing Vulnerability or TrueType Font Parsing Vulnerability.
- OSVDB ID: 85749: Google Chrome Windows Kernel Unspecified Memory Corruption
- SA50759: Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SA51239: Microsoft Windows Kernel-Mode Drivers Three Vulnerabilities
- Google Chrome 21
Sep 25, 2012
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