Google Chrome up to 8.0.552.208 input validation

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A vulnerability was found in Google Chrome up to 8.0.552.208 (Web Browser). It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-20. The product receives input or data, but it does not validate or incorrectly validates that the input has the properties that are required to process the data safely and correctly. Impacted is availability.

The weakness was published 01/12/2011 by Sergey Glazunov (SkyLined) with Chromium Development Community (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2011-0470. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 51511 (Google Chrome < 8.0.552.237 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 118908 (Google Chrome Prior to 8.0.552.237 Multiple Vulnerabilities).

Upgrading to version 8.0.552.209 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability. Furthermore it is possible to detect and prevent this kind of attack with TippingPoint and the filter 11301.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (64661) and Tenable (51511). Similar entries are available at 56075, 56074, 56073 and 56072.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 5.1

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 5.1
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Class: Input validation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 51511
Nessus Name: Google Chrome < 8.0.552.237 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 801826
OpenVAS Name: Google Chrome multiple vulnerabilities - Jan11 (Linux)
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Upgrade: Chrome 8.0.552.209
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Researcher: Sergey Glazunov (SkyLined)
Organization: Chromium Development Community
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2011-0470 (🔍)

X-Force: 64661
Vulnerability Center: 29134 - Google Chrome and Chrome OS Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability, High
SecurityFocus: 45788 - Google Chrome prior to 8.0.552.237 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 42850
OSVDB: 70453 - Google Chrome Extension Notification Handling Remote DoS

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Created: 03/19/2015 11:27 PM
Updated: 10/12/2021 08:46 AM
Changes: 03/19/2015 11:27 PM (69), 03/13/2017 09:54 AM (12), 10/11/2021 08:31 PM (5), 10/11/2021 08:39 PM (2), 10/12/2021 08:42 AM (1), 10/12/2021 08:46 AM (1)
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