Google Chrome libxml buffer underflow
|google-libxml-buffer-underflow (80294)||High Risk|
Google Chrome is vulnerable to a buffer underflow, caused by improper bounds checking by libxml. 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 (23.0.1271.91 or later), available from the Google Chrome Releases Web site. See References.
For other distributions:
Apply the appropriate update for your system. See References.
- Apple Web site: About the security content of iTunes 11.1.2.
- Apple Web site: About the security content of iOS 7.
- Google Chrome Releases Web site: Stable Channel Update .
- VMSA-2013-0004: VMware ESXi security update for third party library.
- BID-56684: Google Chrome Prior to 23.0.1271.91 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
- CVE-2012-5134: Heap-based buffer underflow in the xmlParseAttValueComplex function in parser.c in libxml2 2.9.0 and earlier, as used in Google Chrome before 23.0.1271.91 and other products, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly execute arbitrary code via crafted entities in an XML document.
- DSA-2580: libxml2 -- buffer overflow
- OSVDB ID: 87882: libxml2 parser.c xmlParseAttValueComplex() Function String Handling Memory Corruption
- RHSA-2012-1512: Important: libxml2 security update
- RHSA-2013-0217: Important: mingw32-libxml2 security update
- SA51437: Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities
- SA52844: VMware ESX / ESXi libxml2 Buffer Underflow Vulnerability
- SA54886: Apple iOS Multiple Vulnerabilities
- Apple iOS 6 iPhone
- Apple iOS 6 iPad
- Apple iOS 6 iPod touch
- Apple iTunes 11.1.1
- Google Chrome 21
- Google Chrome 22
- Google Chrome 23
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 5 Client Workstation
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Workstation
- RedHat Enterprise Linux 6 Server
- RedHat Enterprise Linux Desktop 6
- RedHat Enterprise Linux HPC Node 6
- VMware ESX Server 4.0
- VMware Esxi 4.0
- VMware ESXi 5.0
Nov 26, 2012
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