Google Chrome up to 9.0.597.x input validation

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, was found in Google Chrome up to 9.0.597.x (Web Browser). Affected is an unknown code. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a input validation vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as 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. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Google Chrome before 9.0.597.107 does not properly perform layout, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors that lead to a "stale pointer."

The weakness was released 03/01/2011 by Sergey Glazunov (Slawomir Blazek) with Google Chrome Security Team (Website). The advisory is shared for download at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2011-1125. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. There are neither technical details nor an exploit publicly available. The current price for an exploit might be approx. USD $0-$5k (estimation calculated on 10/18/2021). 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 52501 (Google Chrome < 9.0.597.107 Multiple Vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Windows.

Upgrading to version 8.0.552.209 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (65743) and Tenable (52501). Entries connected to this vulnerability are available at 56675, 56674, 56673 and 56672.







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VulDB Meta Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 7.0

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
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Class: Input validation
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 52501
Nessus Name: Google Chrome < 9.0.597.107 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 801856
OpenVAS Name: Google Chrome multiple vulnerabilities - March 11 (Linux)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Chrome 8.0.552.209


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Researcher: Sergey Glazunov (Slawomir Blazek)
Organization: Google Chrome Security Team
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2011-1125 (🔍)

X-Force: 65743
Vulnerability Center: 30180 - Google Chrome Prior to 9.0.597.107 Remote DoS Vulnerability due Improper Layout, Medium
SecurityFocus: 46614 - Google Chrome prior to 9.0.597.107 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 43519

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Created: 03/20/2015 04:16 PM
Updated: 10/18/2021 01:46 PM
Changes: 03/20/2015 04:16 PM (61), 03/17/2017 02:17 PM (12), 10/18/2021 01:40 PM (4), 10/18/2021 01:46 PM (2)
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