Google Chrome up to 10.0.648.x memory corruption

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A vulnerability has been found in Google Chrome up to 10.0.648.x (Web Browser) and classified as critical. Affected by this vulnerability is an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is 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. As an impact it is known to affect confidentiality, integrity, and availability. The summary by CVE is:

Google Chrome before 10.0.648.127 does not properly handle SVG cursors, 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 presented 03/10/2011 by Daniel Divricean (SirDarckCat) with Google Chrome Security Team (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is known as CVE-2011-1203 since 03/03/2011. The exploitation appears to be easy. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available. The pricing for an exploit might be around USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 10/19/2021). It is expected to see the exploit prices for this product increasing in the near future.

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 (65967) 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: 802193
OpenVAS Name: Apple iTunes Multiple Vulnerabilities - Oct 11
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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-2011-1203 (🔍)

X-Force: 65967
Vulnerability Center: 30332 - Google Chrome before 10.0.648.127 Remote Denial of Service Vulnerability via SVG Cursors, 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 01:30 PM
Changes: 03/20/2015 04:16 PM (61), 03/19/2017 07:39 AM (15), 10/19/2021 01:30 PM (4)
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Cache ID: 44:9E7:40


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