VDB-54173 · CVE-2010-2903 · BID 41976

Google Chrome up to memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as very critical, has been found in Google Chrome up to (Web Browser). This issue affects an unknown function. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-119. The product performs operations on a memory buffer, but it can read from or write to a memory location that is outside of the intended boundary of the buffer. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Google Chrome before 5.0.375.125 performs unexpected truncation and improper eliding of hostnames, which has unspecified impact and remote attack vectors.

The weakness was presented 07/28/2010 (Website). The advisory is shared at secunia.com. The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2010-2903. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be initiated remotely. No form of authentication is needed for a successful exploitation. Neither technical details nor an exploit are publicly available. The price for an exploit might be around USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 09/21/2021). 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 47859 (Google Chrome < 5.0.375.125 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 118311 (Google Chrome prior to 5.0.375.125 Multiple Vulnerabilities).

Upgrading to version eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at chrome.google.com.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (47859). See 4155, 4190, 54172 and 54171 for similar entries.







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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 47859
Nessus Name: Google Chrome < 5.0.375.125 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 902092
OpenVAS Name: Google Chrome Multiple Unspecified Vulnerabilities - July 10
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Vendor: google.com
Product: google.com

Advisory: secunia.com
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CVE: CVE-2010-2903 (🔍)

Vulnerability Center: 26613 - Google Chrome <5.0.375.125 Unspecified Vulnerability Related to Truncation and Eliding of Hostnames, Critical
SecurityFocus: 41976
Secunia: 40743

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Created: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM
Updated: 09/21/2021 09:04 AM
Changes: 03/19/2015 02:37 PM (57), 03/01/2017 10:15 AM (10), 09/21/2021 09:01 AM (4), 09/21/2021 09:04 AM (2)
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