OSVDB ID: 78937

Title: Google Chrome PDF Handling Garbage Collection Use-after-free Arbitrary Code Execution

Info

Disclosure

Feb 08, 2012

Discovery

Unknown

Dates

Exploit

Unknown

Solution

Feb 08, 2012

Description

Google Chrome contains a use-after-free error in the PDF viewer during handling of garbage collection. With a specially crafted PDF file, 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: PoC Public
Disclosure: Vendor Verified, Coordinated Disclosure
OSVDB: Web Related

Solution

Upgrade to version 17.0.963.46 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

16.0.912.77

References

Credit

Unknown or Incomplete



Direct URL: http://osvdb.org/78937