72196 : WebKit Floating Object Handling Stale Pointer Issue
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-04-27
Time to Patch
128 days

Description

WebKit contains a use-after-free error when handling floating objects. With a specially crafted web page, a context-dependent attacker can dereference already freed memory and potentially execute arbitrary code.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

It has been reported that this issue has been fixed. Upgrade to version 1.4.0, or higher, to address this vulnerability.

Upgrade to Google Chrome version 11.0.696.57 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
10.0.648.205

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.5
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2011-05-04 | Disagree? | There are 1 more: View All

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