Google Chrome up to 33.0.1750.117 Web Sockets resource management

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A vulnerability has been found in Google Chrome up to 33.0.1750.117 (Web Browser) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown functionality of the component Web Sockets. 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 weakness was published 03/11/2014 by Chamal De Silva with Google as Stable Channel Update, March 2014 as confirmed posting (Blogspot). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2014-1703 since 01/29/2014. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 73164 (Debian DSA-2883-1 : chromium-browser - security update), 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 166943 (OpenSuSE Security Update for chromium (openSUSE-SU-2014:0501-1)).

Upgrading to version 33.0.1750.149 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at A possible mitigation has been published 2 months after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (91726) and Tenable (73164). Similar entries are available at 12378, 12379, 12380 and 12381.







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VulDB Meta Temp Score: 6.4

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
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Class: Resource management
CWE: CWE-399 / CWE-404
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Status: Unproven

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Nessus ID: 73164
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-2883-1 : chromium-browser - security update
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OpenVAS ID: 702883
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 2883-1 (chromium-browser - security update
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Upgrade: Chrome 33.0.1750.149


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Advisory: Stable Channel Update, March 2014
Researcher: Chamal De Silva
Organization: Google
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2014-1703 (🔍)

X-Force: 91726 - Google Chrome web sockets code execution, Medium Risk
SecurityTracker: 1029914
Vulnerability Center: 43583 - Google Chrome Prior to 33.0.1750.149 Remote Code Execution in Speech - CVE-2014-1703, Medium
SecurityFocus: 66120 - Google Chrome Prior to 33.0.1750.149 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 57164 - Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical

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Created: 03/14/2014 11:07 AM
Updated: 06/15/2021 03:06 PM
Changes: 03/14/2014 11:07 AM (82), 05/22/2017 11:52 AM (6), 06/15/2021 03:04 PM (3), 06/15/2021 03:06 PM (1)
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