Google Chrome 32.0.1700.76/32.0.1700.77 Image RenderSVGImage.cpp RenderSVGImage::paint resource management

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A vulnerability was found in Google Chrome 32.0.1700.76/32.0.1700.77 (Web Browser). It has been declared as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is the function RenderSVGImage::paint of the file rendering/svg/RenderSVGImage.cpp of the component Image Handler. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a resource management vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-399. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Use-after-free vulnerability in the RenderSVGImage::paint function in core/rendering/svg/RenderSVGImage.cpp in Blink, as used in Google Chrome before 32.0.1700.102, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors involving a zero-size SVG image.

The weakness was published 01/07/2014 by Atte Kettunen with OUSPG as Stable Channel Update as confirmed blog post (Blog). The advisory is shared at The public release has been coordinated with Google. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2013-6649 since 11/05/2013. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details and also a exploit are known.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 72168 (Google Chrome < 32.0.1700.102 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family MacOS X Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 121757 (Google Chrome Prior to 32.0.1700.102 Multiple Vulnerabilities).

Upgrading to version 32.0.1700.102 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at A possible mitigation has been published 3 weeks after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (90735) and Tenable (72168).


  • Chrome 32.0.1700.77/32.0.1700.76
  • WebKitGTK+ 2.2.4/2.3.4
  • Opera 18







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Class: Resource management
CWE: CWE-399 / CWE-404

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Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 72168
Nessus Name: Google Chrome < 32.0.1700.102 Multiple Vulnerabilities (Mac OS X)
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OpenVAS ID: 702862
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 2862-1 (chromium-browser - several vulnerabilities
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Upgrade: Chrome 32.0.1700.102


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Advisory: Stable Channel Update
Researcher: Atte Kettunen
Organization: OUSPG
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2013-6649 (🔍)

X-Force: 90735 - Google Chrome SVG images code execution, Medium Risk
Vulnerability Center: 43086 - Google Chrome before 32.0.1700.102 Remote Code Execution Vulnerability via SVG Images, Medium
SecurityFocus: 65168 - Google Chrome CVE-2013-6649 Use After Free Remote Code Execution Vulnerability
Secunia: 56640 - Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical
OSVDB: 102565

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Created: 01/29/2014 08:14 AM
Updated: 06/08/2021 06:16 PM
Changes: 01/29/2014 08:14 AM (93), 05/19/2017 11:58 PM (4), 06/08/2021 06:16 PM (3)
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Committer: olku
Cache ID: 100:CCB:40


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