Google Chrome 27.0.1444.0 SVG resource management

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A vulnerability was found in Google Chrome 27.0.1444.0 (Web Browser). It has been classified as critical. This affects an unknown code block of the component SVG Handler. 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.

The weakness was presented 05/21/2013 by Slawomir Blazek as 235638 as confirmed advisory (Website). The advisory is shared at The public release was coordinated in cooperation with Google. This vulnerability is uniquely identified as CVE-2013-2837 since 04/11/2013. The exploitability is told to be easy. It is possible to initiate the attack remotely. No form of authentication is needed for exploitation. Technical details are unknown but a public exploit is available.

It is declared as proof-of-concept. We expect the 0-day to have been worth approximately $25k-$100k. The vulnerability scanner Nessus provides a plugin with the ID 66676 (Debian DSA-2695-1 : chromium-browser - several issues), 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 121201 (Google Chrome Prior to 27.0.1453.93 Multiple Vulnerabilities).

Upgrading to version 27.0.1453.93 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 (84400), Vulnerability Center (SBV-39686) and Tenable (66676). See 8503, 8559, 8661 and 8840 for similar entries.






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Class: Resource management
CWE: CWE-399 / CWE-404
ATT&CK: Unknown

Local: No
Remote: Yes

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Access: Public
Status: Proof-of-Concept

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Nessus ID: 66676
Nessus Name: Debian DSA-2695-1 : chromium-browser - several issues
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OpenVAS ID: 892695
OpenVAS Name: Debian Security Advisory DSA 2695-1 (chromium-browser - several issues
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Upgrade: Chrome 27.0.1453.93


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Advisory: 235638
Researcher: Slawomir Blazek
Status: Confirmed
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CVE: CVE-2013-2837 (🔍)

X-Force: 84400
Vulnerability Center: 39686 - Google Chrome <27.0.1453.93 Use-After-Free Vulnerability Allows Remote DoS - CVE-2013-2837, Medium
SecurityFocus: 60063 - Google Chrome CVE-2013-2849 Cross Site Scripting Vulnerability
Secunia: 53430 - Google Chrome Multiple Vulnerabilities, Highly Critical
OSVDB: 93580

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Created: 05/24/2013 11:30 AM
Updated: 05/11/2021 11:00 PM
Changes: 05/24/2013 11:30 AM (88), 04/30/2017 12:37 PM (3), 05/11/2021 11:00 PM (3)
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