Google Chrome 38.0.2125.7 Session Management use after free

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A vulnerability classified as critical has been found in Google Chrome 38.0.2125.7 (Web Browser). This affects an unknown code block of the component Session Management. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a use after free vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-416. Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability.

The weakness was shared 10/07/2014 by Takeshi Terada (miaubiz) with OUSPG as Stable Channel Update, October 2014 as confirmed release notes (Website). It is possible to read the advisory at This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2014-3193 since 05/03/2014. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. The technical details are unknown and an exploit is not publicly available.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 78104 (FreeBSD : chromium -- multiple vulnerabilities (d2bbcc01-4ec3-11e4-ab3f-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 167363 (OpenSuSE Security Update for chromium (openSUSE-SU-2014:1378-1)).

Upgrading to version 38.0.2125.101 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at Applying a patch is able to eliminate this problem. The best possible mitigation is suggested to be patching the affected component. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability. The release notes contains the following remark:

This update includes 159 security fixes, including 113 relatively minor fixes found using MemorySanitizer.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (96962) and Tenable (78104). Further details are available at The entries 67774, 67775, 67776 and 67777 are related to this item.







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Class: Use after free
CWE: CWE-416 / CWE-119
ATT&CK: Unknown

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Status: Unproven

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Nessus ID: 78104
Nessus Name: FreeBSD : chromium -- multiple vulnerabilities (d2bbcc01-4ec3-11e4-ab3f-00262d5ed8ee)
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OpenVAS ID: 802470
OpenVAS Name: Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities - 01 Oct14 (Windows)
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Upgrade: Chrome 38.0.2125.101


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Advisory: Stable Channel Update, October 2014
Researcher: Takeshi Terada (miaubiz)
Organization: OUSPG
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2014-3193 (🔍)

X-Force: 96962 - Google Chrome Session Management code execution, Medium Risk
SecurityTracker: 1030980 - Google Chrome Multiple Bugs Let Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code and Obtain Information
Vulnerability Center: 46398 - Google Chrome Remote DoS via the \x27SessionService::GetLastSession\x27 Function- CVE-2014-3193, High
SecurityFocus: 70273 - Google Chrome Prior to 38.0.2125.101 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities

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Created: 10/13/2014 12:15 PM
Updated: 02/21/2022 05:15 PM
Changes: 10/13/2014 12:15 PM (83), 06/08/2017 09:12 AM (11), 02/21/2022 05:07 PM (3), 02/21/2022 05:15 PM (1)
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