Google Chrome up to 8.0.552.208 resource management

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A vulnerability was found in Google Chrome up to 8.0.552.208 (Web Browser) and classified as very critical. Affected by this issue is an unknown part. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a resource management vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-399. Impacted is confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Google Chrome before 8.0.552.237 and Chrome OS before 8.0.552.344 allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service (stack memory corruption) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a PDF document that triggers an out-of-memory error.

The weakness was released 01/12/2011 by Sergey Glazunov (SkyLined) with Chromium Development Community (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2011-0476. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $0-$5k at the moment (estimation calculated on 10/11/2021). 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 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 (64667) and Tenable (51511). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 56075, 56074, 56073 and 56072.







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VulDB Meta Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 9.5

VulDB Base Score: 10.0
VulDB Temp Score: 9.5
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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-2011-0476 (🔍)

X-Force: 64667
Vulnerability Center: 29140 - Google Chrome and Chrome OS Remote Stack Memory Corruption Vulnerability via a PDF Document, High
SecurityFocus: 45788 - Google Chrome prior to 8.0.552.237 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 42850
OSVDB: 70459 - Google Chrome PDF Document Out-of-memory Error Memory Corruption

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Created: 03/19/2015 11:27 PM
Updated: 10/12/2021 09:26 AM
Changes: 03/19/2015 11:27 PM (68), 03/13/2017 09:56 AM (12), 10/11/2021 10:48 PM (5), 10/11/2021 10:59 PM (2), 10/12/2021 09:21 AM (1), 10/12/2021 09:26 AM (1)
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