Google Chrome up to 10.0.648.x memory corruption

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A vulnerability, which was classified as critical, has been found in Google Chrome up to 10.0.648.x (Web Browser). This issue affects an unknown part. 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:

The context implementation in WebKit, as used in Google Chrome before 10.0.648.127, 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 03/10/2011 by Daniel Divricean (SirDarckCat) with Google Chrome Security Team (Website). The advisory is shared at The identification of this vulnerability is CVE-2011-1201 since 03/03/2011. 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.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 52589 (Google Chrome < 10.0.648.127 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 (65965) and Tenable (52589).







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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 52589
Nessus Name: Google Chrome < 10.0.648.127 Multiple Vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 801762
OpenVAS Name: Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities - March 11(Linux)
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Upgrade: Chrome 8.0.552.209


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Researcher: Daniel Divricean (SirDarckCat)
Organization: Google Chrome Security Team
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2011-1201 (🔍)

X-Force: 65965
Vulnerability Center: 30330 - WebKit Context in Google Chrome Before 10.0.648.127 Remote DoS Vulnerability via Unknown Vectors, Medium
SecurityFocus: 46785 - Google Chrome prior to 10.0.648.127 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 43683
Vupen: ADV-2011-0628


Created: 03/20/2015 04:16 PM
Updated: 10/19/2021 01:12 PM
Changes: 03/20/2015 04:16 PM (61), 03/19/2017 07:39 AM (15), 10/19/2021 01:12 PM (4)
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