Google Chrome prior 8.0.552.209 memory corruption

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Google Chrome (Web Browser). Affected is some unknown functionality. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a memory corruption vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-119. The software 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. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Heap-based buffer overflow in the Vorbis decoder in Google Chrome before 15.0.874.120 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted stream.

The weakness was presented 11/11/2011 (Website). The advisory is available at This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2011-3895 since 10/01/2011. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not available. The structure of the vulnerability defines a possible price range of USD $5k-$25k at the moment (estimation calculated on 11/26/2021). 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 59094 (Debian DSA-2471-1 : ffmpeg - several vulnerabilities), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family Debian Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 175239 (Debian Security Update for FFmpeg (DSA-2471)).

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 (71266) and Tenable (59094). See 5073, 5074, 5075 and 61719 for similar entries.






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

VulDB Base Score: 7.3
VulDB Temp Score: 7.0
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Class: Memory corruption
CWE: CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Status: Not defined

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Nessus ID: 59094
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-2471-1 : ffmpeg - several vulnerabilities
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OpenVAS ID: 892471
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 2471-1 (ffmpeg - several vulnerabilities
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Chrome 8.0.552.209


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Advisory: DSA-2471
Status: Not defined
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CVE: CVE-2011-3895 (🔍)

X-Force: 71266
Vulnerability Center: 33837 - Google Chrome before 15.0.874.120 Vorbis Remote Heap-Based Buffer Overflow Vulnerability, High
Secunia: 46933 - Gentoo update for chromium and v8, Highly Critical

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Created: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM
Updated: 11/26/2021 09:34 AM
Changes: 03/23/2015 04:50 PM (63), 04/05/2017 09:08 AM (10), 11/26/2021 09:31 AM (3), 11/26/2021 09:33 AM (1), 11/26/2021 09:34 AM (2)
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