Google Chrome 29.0.1547.57 ANGLE renderer9.cpp numeric error

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A vulnerability has been found in Google Chrome 29.0.1547.57 (Web Browser) and classified as very critical. This vulnerability affects some unknown functionality in the library libglesv2/renderer/renderer9.cpp of the component ANGLE. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a numeric error vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-189. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Multiple integer overflows in (1) libGLESv2/renderer/Renderer9.cpp and (2) libGLESv2/renderer/Renderer11.cpp in Almost Native Graphics Layer Engine (ANGLE), as used in Google Chrome before 29.0.1547.57, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.

The weakness was disclosed 08/20/2013 by Christian Jaeger (Cloudfuzzer) with Google Security Team as 257363 (Website). The advisory is shared for download at The public release has been coordinated in cooperation with the vendor. This vulnerability was named CVE-2013-2901 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 known technical details, but no exploit is available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 05/21/2021). 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 69470 (Debian DSA-2741-1 : chromium-browser - several vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks. 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 immediately 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 vulnerability database at Tenable (69470). Additional details are provided at The entries 9998, 9999, 10000 and 10001 are pretty similar.







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Class: Numeric error
CWE: CWE-189
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Nessus ID: 69470
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-2741-1 : chromium-browser - several 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: 257363
Researcher: Christian Jaeger (Cloudfuzzer)
Organization: Google Security Team
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2013-2901 (🔍)

Vulnerability Center: 41162 - Google Chrome Before 29.0.1547.57 Remote Unspecified Vulnerability (CVE-2013-2901), Medium
SecurityFocus: 61865 - RETIRED: Google Chrome Prior to 29.0.1547.57 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 54479 - Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical
OSVDB: 96473

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Created: 08/23/2013 11:07 AM
Updated: 05/21/2021 03:50 PM
Changes: 08/23/2013 11:07 AM (87), 05/09/2017 10:23 AM (5), 05/21/2021 03:50 PM (2)
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