70985 : Google Chrome Invalid Extension Loading Missing Key DoS
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-02-04
Time to Patch Time to Vendor Response
85 days 1 days

Description

Google Chrome contains a flaw that may allow a remote denial of service. The issue is triggered when the program fails to properly handle a missing key in an extension, allowing a context-dependent attacker to use a crafted extension to crash the browser.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related, Not a Vulnerability

Solution

Upgrade to version 9.0.597.84 or higher, as it has been reported to fix this vulnerability. An upgrade is required as there are no known workarounds.

Products

Google, Inc.
Chrome
8.0.552.237

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2011-02-07 | Disagree? | There are 1 more: View All

Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_1

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