Google Chrome up to 8.0.552.208 resource management

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A vulnerability has been found in Google Chrome up to 8.0.552.208 (Web Browser) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is some unknown functionality. 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 Google Chrome before 8.0.552.237 and Chrome OS before 8.0.552.344 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a PDF document.

The weakness was published 01/12/2011 by Sergey Glazunov (SkyLined) with Chromium Development Community (Website). The advisory is shared at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2011-0475. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Neither technical details nor an exploit are 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 (64666), Vulnerability Center (SBV-29139) and Tenable (51511). Similar entries are available at 56075, 56074, 56073 and 56072.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 9.8
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.4

VulDB Base Score: 9.8
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Class: Resource management
CWE: CWE-399 / CWE-404
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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Recommended: Upgrade
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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-2011-0475 (🔍)

X-Force: 64666
Vulnerability Center: 29139 - Google Chrome &lt;8.0.552.237 and Chrome OS &lt;8.0.552.344 Remote Use-After-Free Vulnerability, High
SecurityFocus: 45788 - Google Chrome prior to 8.0.552.237 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 42850
OSVDB: 70458 - Google Chrome PDF Document Use-after-free DoS

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Created: 03/19/2015 11:27 PM
Updated: 10/12/2021 09:18 AM
Changes: 03/19/2015 11:27 PM (69), 03/13/2017 09:56 AM (12), 10/11/2021 10:23 PM (5), 10/11/2021 10:37 PM (2), 10/12/2021 09:14 AM (1), 10/12/2021 09:18 AM (1)
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