77710 : WebKit parseArcFlag Function SVG Parsing Out-of-bounds Read DoS Weakness
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-10-25
Time to Patch
6 days

Description

WebKit contains a flaw in the 'parseArcFlag' function in svg/SVGParserUtilities.cpp when parsing SVG content. With a specially crafted web page, a context-dependent attacker can crash an application.

Classification

Location: Context Dependent
Impact: Loss of Availability
Solution: Patch / RCS
Exploit: Exploit Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related, Concern

Solution

The vendor has released a patch to address this vulnerability. There are no known workarounds or upgrades to correct this issue. Check the vendor advisory, changelog, or solution in the references section for details.

Upgrade to Google Chrome version 16.0.912.63 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
15.0.874.121
The WebKitGTK+ Team
WebKitGTK+
Unspecified

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 5.0
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Access_vector_2 Access_complexity_2 Authentication_2 Confidentiality_impact_0 Integrity_impact_0 Availability_impact_1

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