Google Chrome 21.0.1180.83 denial of service

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A vulnerability was found in Google Chrome 21.0.1180.83 (Web Browser). It has been rated as problematic. Affected by this issue is an unknown code block. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a denial of service vulnerability. Using CWE to declare the problem leads to CWE-404. The program does not release or incorrectly releases a resource before it is made available for re-use. Impacted is availability.

The weakness was shared 08/30/2012 by Nicolas Gregoire (miaubiz) with Google Security Team as stable-channel-update_30 as confirmed blog post (Website). The advisory is available at The vendor cooperated in the coordination of the public release. This vulnerability is handled as CVE-2012-2867 since 05/19/2012. The exploitation is known to be easy. The attack may be launched remotely. No form of authentication is required for exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available. This vulnerability is assigned to T1499 by the MITRE ATT&CK project.

As 0-day the estimated underground price was around $5k-$25k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 61744 (FreeBSD : chromium -- multiple vulnerabilities (ee68923d-f2f5-11e1-8014-00262d5ed8ee)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family FreeBSD Local Security Checks. The commercial vulnerability scanner Qualys is able to test this issue with plugin 165389 (SUSE Security Update for Chromium: Update to 21.0.1180.88 (openSUSE-SU-2012:1215-1)).

Upgrading to version 21.0.1180.89 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The bugfix is ready for download at The best possible mitigation is suggested to be upgrading to the latest version. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (78176) and Tenable (61744). The entries 6071, 6072, 6075 and 6076 are related to this item.






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VulDB Meta Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Meta Temp Score: 4.6

VulDB Base Score: 5.3
VulDB Temp Score: 4.6
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Class: Denial of service
CWE: CWE-404
ATT&CK: T1499

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Unproven

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Nessus ID: 61744
Nessus Name: FreeBSD : chromium -- multiple vulnerabilities (ee68923d-f2f5-11e1-8014-00262d5ed8ee)
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OpenVAS ID: 71827
OpenVAS Name: FreeBSD Ports: chromium
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Chrome 21.0.1180.89


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Advisory: stable-channel-update_30
Researcher: Nicolas Gregoire (miaubiz)
Organization: Google Security Team
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2012-2867 (🔍)

X-Force: 78176 - Google Chrome SPDY denial of service, Medium Risk
Vulnerability Center: 36059 - Google Chrome Before 21.0.1180.89 Remote DoS Vulnerability via Unspecified Vectors, Medium
SecurityFocus: 55331 - Google Chrome Prior to 21.0.1180.89 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities
Secunia: 50447 - Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical
OSVDB: 85032

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Created: 09/03/2012 11:20 AM
Updated: 03/27/2021 05:02 PM
Changes: 09/03/2012 11:20 AM (84), 04/19/2017 10:30 AM (10), 03/27/2021 05:02 PM (2)
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Committer: olku


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