Google Chrome 28.0.1500.95 Prerendering privileges management

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A vulnerability classified as problematic was found in Google Chrome 28.0.1500.95 (Web Browser). This vulnerability affects an unknown code of the component Prerendering. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a privilege escalation vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-269. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was published 06/01/2013 with Google as Issue 274602 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at The public release happened without coordination with the vendor. This vulnerability was named CVE-2013-2887 since 04/11/2013. The exploitation appears to be difficult. The attack can be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is required for a successful exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $5k-$25k (estimation calculated on 04/29/2019). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 69423 (Google Chrome < 29.0.1547.57 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows and running in the context local. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 121395 (Google Chrome Prior to 29.0.1547.57 Multiple Vulnerabilities).

Upgrading to version 29.0.1547.57 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at A possible mitigation has been published 3 months after the disclosure of the vulnerability. The advisory contains the following remark:

This update includes 25 security fixes.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at SecurityFocus (BID 61885), Secunia (SA54479) and Tenable (69423). Additional details are provided at Similar entries are available at 9998, 9999, 10001 and 10002.





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Class: Privilege escalation
CWE: CWE-269
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 69423
Nessus Name: Google Chrome < 29.0.1547.57 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 892741
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 2741-1 (chromium-browser - several vulnerabilities
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Upgrade: Chrome 29.0.1547.57


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Advisory: Issue 274602
Organization: Google
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2013-2887 (🔍)

SecurityFocus: 61885 - Google Chrome CVE-2013-2887 Multiple Unspecified Security Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 54479 - Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical
OSVDB: 96442

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Created: 08/23/2013 11:05 AM
Updated: 04/29/2019 09:16 AM
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