77719 : Google Chrome base/files/file_path_watcher_linux.cc InotifyReaderTask::Run Function Stack Buffer Overflow
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Timeline

Disclosure Date
2011-12-13
Time to Patch
21 days

Description

Google Chrome contains an overflow condition in the 'InotifyReaderTask::Run' function in base/files/file_path_watcher_linux.cc that is triggered as file descriptors are not properly verified. This may allow an attacker to cause a stack-based buffer overflow, resulting in a denial of service or potentially allowing the execution of arbitrary code.

Classification

Location: Location Unknown
Attack Type: Input Manipulation
Impact: Loss of Integrity
Solution: Upgrade
Exploit: PoC Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to 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

References

Credit

CVSSv2 Score

CVSSv2 Base Score = 7.5
Source: nvd.nist.gov | Generated: 2011-12-14 | Disagree? | There are 1 more: View All

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