VDB-76783 · CVE-2015-1282 · BID 75973

Google Chrome up to 43.0.2357.134 PDFium Document.cpp Document::delay use after free

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A vulnerability has been found in Google Chrome up to 43.0.2357.134 (Web Browser) and classified as problematic. Affected by this vulnerability is the function Document::delay of the file fpdfsdk/src/javascript/Document.cpp of the component PDFium. The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a use after free vulnerability. The CWE definition for the vulnerability is CWE-416. Referencing memory after it has been freed can cause a program to crash, use unexpected values, or execute code. As an impact it is known to affect availability. The summary by CVE is:

Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities in fpdfsdk/src/javascript/Document.cpp in PDFium, as used in Google Chrome before 44.0.2403.89, allow remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted PDF document, related to the (1) Document::delay and (2) Document::DoFieldDelay functions.

The weakness was presented 07/23/2015 by Chamal De Silva (Cloudfuzzer) with Baidu X-Team as Stable Channel Update, July 2015 as confirmed release notes (Blog). It is possible to read the advisory at googlechromereleases.blogspot.com. This vulnerability is known as CVE-2015-1282. The attack can be launched remotely. The exploitation doesn't need any form of authentication. Technical details of the vulnerability are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 84992 (Debian DSA-3315-1 : chromium-browser - security update), 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 167983 (OpenSuSE Security Update for Chromium (openSUSE-SU-2015:1287-1)).

Upgrading to version 44.0.2403.89 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at chrome.google.com. A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the vulnerability database at Tenable (84992).







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Class: Use after free
CWE: CWE-416 / CWE-119

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Nessus ID: 84992
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-3315-1 : chromium-browser - security update
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OpenVAS ID: 703315
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 3315-1 (chromium-browser - security update)
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Recommended: Upgrade
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Upgrade: Chrome 44.0.2403.89


01/21/2015 🔍
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Vendor: google.com
Product: google.com

Advisory: Stable Channel Update, July 2015
Researcher: Chamal De Silva (Cloudfuzzer)
Organization: Baidu X-Team
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2015-1282 (🔍)

SecurityTracker: 1033031
Vulnerability Center: 51556 - Google Chrome <44.0.2403.89 Remote Code Execution in Pdfium - CVE-2015-1282, High
SecurityFocus: 75973 - Google Chrome Prior to 44.0.2403.89 Multiple Security Vulnerabilities


Created: 07/23/2015 10:04 AM
Updated: 06/03/2022 03:47 PM
Changes: 07/23/2015 10:04 AM (69), 07/17/2017 09:45 AM (13), 06/03/2022 03:42 PM (4), 06/03/2022 03:47 PM (1)
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