Google Chrome up to 25.0.1364.172 ShowSelectFileDialog resource management

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A vulnerability was found in Google Chrome up to 25.0.1364.172 (Web Browser). It has been classified as critical. Affected is the function BookmarksIOFunction::ShowSelectFileDialog of the file extensions/api/bookmarks/ The manipulation with an unknown input leads to a resource management vulnerability. CWE is classifying the issue as CWE-399. This is going to have an impact on confidentiality, integrity, and availability. CVE summarizes:

Use-after-free vulnerability in the extension bookmarks API in Google Chrome before 26.0.1410.43 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.

The weakness was released 03/26/2013 by Mustafa Emre Acer with Google Chrome Security Team as not defined changelog entry (Website). The advisory is available at The public release was coordinated with the vendor. This vulnerability is traded as CVE-2013-0920 since 01/07/2013. The exploitability is told to be difficult. It is possible to launch the attack remotely. The exploitation doesn't require any form of authentication. Technical details are known, but there is no available exploit.

The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 65850 (FreeBSD : chromium -- multiple vulnerabilities (bdd48858-9656-11e2-a9a8-00262d5ed8ee)), which helps to determine the existence of the flaw in a target environment. It is assigned to the family FreeBSD Local Security Checks.

Upgrading to version 26.0.1410.43 eliminates this vulnerability. The upgrade is hosted for download at A possible mitigation has been published immediately after the disclosure of the vulnerability.

The vulnerability is also documented in the databases at X-Force (83071), Tenable (65850), OSVDB (91710†), Secunia (SA52761†) and Vulnerability Center (SBV-38971†).







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Class: Resource management
CWE: CWE-399 / CWE-404

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Nessus ID: 65850
Nessus Name: FreeBSD : chromium -- multiple vulnerabilities (bdd48858-9656-11e2-a9a8-00262d5ed8ee)
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OpenVAS ID: 803359
OpenVAS Name: Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities-01 April 2013 (Linux)
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Upgrade: Chrome 26.0.1410.43


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Researcher: Mustafa Emre Acer
Organization: Google Chrome Security Team
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CVE: CVE-2013-0920 (🔍)

X-Force: 83071
Secunia: 52761 - Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical
OSVDB: 91710
Vulnerability Center: 38971 - Google Chrome <26.0.1410.43 Extension Bookmarks API Use-After-Free Vulnerability Allows Remote DoS, Medium


Created: 03/28/2013 03:24 PM
Updated: 05/06/2021 04:05 PM
Changes: 03/28/2013 03:24 PM (81), 04/26/2017 06:05 PM (1), 05/06/2021 04:05 PM (3)
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Cache ID: 44:E8E:40


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