Google Chrome Skia code execution

chrome-skia-code-execution (80292) The risk level is classified as HighHigh Risk


Google Chrome could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on the system, caused by an error within Skia. By persuading a victim to visit a specially-crafted Web site, a remote attacker could exploit this vulnerability to trigger an out-of-bounds read to execute arbitrary code on the system.


Base Score: 6.8
  Access Vector: Network
  Access Complexity: Medium
  Authentication: None
  Confidentiality Impact: Partial
  Integrity Impact: Partial
  Availability Impact: Partial
Temporal Score: 5
  Exploitability: Unproven
  Remediation Level: Official-Fix
  Report Confidence: Confirmed


Gain Access


Upgrade to the latest version of Google Chrome (23.0.1271.91 or later), available from the Google Chrome Releases Web site. See References.


  • Google Chrome Releases Web site: Stable Channel Update .
  • BID-56684: Google Chrome Prior to 23.0.1271.91 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
  • CVE-2012-5130: Skia, as used in Google Chrome before 23.0.1271.91, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via unspecified vectors.
  • OSVDB ID: 87888: Google Chrome Skia Unspecified Out-of-bounds Read DoS
  • SA51437: Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities

Platforms Affected:

  • Google Chrome 21
  • Google Chrome 22
  • Google Chrome 23


Nov 26, 2012

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