Google Chrome code execution

chrome-cve20125120-code-exec (79867) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk

Description:

Google Chrome could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an error within v8. A remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability using specially-crafted JavaScript code to trigger an out-of-bounds array access to execute arbitrary code on the system.

*CVSS:

Base Score: 7.5
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Low
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
 
Temporal Score: 5.5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed

Consequences:

Gain Access

Remedy:

Upgrade to the latest version of Google Chrome (23.0.1271.64 or later), available from the Google Chrome Releases Web site. See References.

References:

  • Google Chrome Releases Web site: Stable Channel Release and Beta Channel Update.
  • BID-56413: Google Chrome Prior to 23.0.1271.64 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-5120: Google V8 before 3.13.7.5, as used in Google Chrome before 23.0.1271.64, on 64-bit Linux platforms allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via crafted JavaScript code that triggers an out-of-bounds access to an array.
  • OSVDB ID: 87085: Google Chrome for Linux v8 Out-of-bounds Array Access Issue
  • SA51210: Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Google Chrome 22

Reported:

Nov 06, 2012

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