VULNERABILITIES / FIXES - August 09, 2012
by Carol~ - 8/9/12 8:25 AM
Google Chrome PDF Viewer Two Vulnerabilities
Release Date : 2012-08-09
Criticality level : Highly critical
Impact : System access
Where : From remote
Solution Status : Vendor Patch
Software: Google Chrome 21.x
Two vulnerabilities have been reported in Google Chrome, which can be exploited by malicious people to compromise a user's system.
1) A use-after-free error exists within the PDF viewer.
2) An out-of-bounds write error exists within the PDF viewer.
The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 21.0.1180.75.
Update to version 21.0.1180.75.
Provided and/or discovered by:
The vendor credits Mateusz Jurczyk and Gynvael Coldwind, Google Security Team