Google Chrome CVE-2012-2894 crash in graphics context handling

google-chrome-cve20122894 (78830) The risk level is classified as MediumMedium Risk

Description:

An error in Google Chrome related to crash in graphics context handling could allow a remote attacker to cause an application crash by persuading a victim to visit a malicious Web site.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 4.3
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: None
  Integrity Impact: None
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 3.2
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Denial of Service

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Google Chrome (22.0.1229.79 or later), available from the Google Chrome Web site. See References.

References:

Platforms Affected:

  • Google Chrome 21

Reported:

Sep 25, 2012

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