29 July 2010
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 =========================================================================== AUSCERT Security Bulletin ASB-2010.0182.2 Google have released an update for Chrome 29 July 2010 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: Google Chrome Operating System: Windows Mac OS X Linux variants Impact/Access: Denial of Service -- Remote with User Interaction Reduced Security -- Unknown/Unspecified Resolution: Patch/Upgrade CVE Names: CVE-2010-2903 CVE-2010-2902 CVE-2010-2901 CVE-2010-2900 CVE-2010-2899 CVE-2010-2898 CVE-2010-2897 Member content until: Friday, August 27 2010 Revision History: July 29 2010: Added CVE references July 28 2010: Initial Release OVERVIEW Google have released an update for Chrome, correcting several security vulnerabilities. IMPACT The vendor has provided the following information regarding these vulnerabilities : Aside from the listed security bugs fixed in Chromium, we have also deployed workarounds for two critical vulnerabilities where the root cause lies in external components. Credit and $1337 to Marc Schoenefeld for enabling us to work around a Windows kernel bug . Credit and $1337 to Simon Berry-Byrne for enabling us to work around a glibc bug . * [$500]  Medium Memory contents disclosure in layout code. Credit to Michail Nikolaev. * [$500]  High Issue with large canvases. Credit to sp3x of SecurityReason.com. * [$500]  High Memory corruption in rendering code. Credit to Jose A. Vazquez. * [$500]  High Memory corruption in SVG handling. Credit to Aki Helin of OUSPG. *  Low Avoid hostname truncation and incorrect eliding. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno). MITIGATION The latest version of Google Chrome (currently 5.0.375.125) can be downloaded from the vendor's website.  The update can also be applied from within Google Chrome using the built in update feature. REFERENCES  Stable Channel Update http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/search/label/Stable%20updates  Google Chrome http://www.google.com/chrome AusCERT has made every effort to ensure that the information contained in this document is accurate. However, the decision to use the information described is the responsibility of each user or organisation. The decision to follow or act on information or advice contained in this security bulletin is the responsibility of each user or organisation, and should be considered in accordance with your organisation's site policies and procedures. AusCERT takes no responsibility for consequences which may arise from following or acting on information or advice contained in this security bulletin. =========================================================================== Australian Computer Emergency Response Team The University of Queensland Brisbane Qld 4072 Internet Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Facsimile: (07) 3365 7031 Telephone: (07) 3365 4417 (International: +61 7 3365 4417) AusCERT personnel answer during Queensland business hours which are GMT+10:00 (AEST). On call after hours for member emergencies only. =========================================================================== -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Comment: http://www.auscert.org.au/render.html?it=1967 iD8DBQFMUQ8y/iFOrG6YcBERAp5IAKCf5FFCJAVtowunDOwGvqlpOuCOQgCePtgv Ye71D+KMgCq75YGEUOxEDO0= =MVCa -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----