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VUPEN Security Research - Google Chrome Focus Processing Memory Corruption Vulnerability (VUPEN-SR-2010-249) Sep 03 2010 12:59PM
VUPEN Security Research (advisories vupen com)
VUPEN Security Research - Google Chrome Focus Processing Memory Corruption
Vulnerability (VUPEN-SR-2010-249)

http://www.vupen.com/english/research.php

I. BACKGROUND
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"Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with
sophisticated technology to make the web faster, safer, and easier."

II. DESCRIPTION
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VUPEN Vulnerability Research Team discovered a high risk vulnerability
affecting Google Chrome.

The vulnerability is caused by a memory corruption error when processing
focus events, which could be exploited by remote attackers to potentially
execute arbitrary code by tricking a user into visiting a specially
crafted web page.

III. AFFECTED PRODUCTS
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Google Chrome versions prior to 6.0.472.53

IV. SOLUTION
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Upgrade to Google Chrome version 6.0.472.53

V. CREDIT
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This vulnerability was discovered by Matthieu Bonetti of VUPEN Security

VI. ABOUT VUPEN Security
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VUPEN is a leading IT security research company providing vulnerability
management and security intelligence solutions which enable enterprises
and institutions to eliminate vulnerabilities before they can be exploited,
ensure security policy compliance and meaningfully measure and manage risks.

Governmental and federal agencies, and global enterprises in the financial
services, insurance, manufacturing and technology industries rely on VUPEN
to improve their security, prioritize resources, cut time and costs, and
stay ahead of the latest threats.

* VUPEN Vulnerability Notification Service (VNS) :
http://www.vupen.com/english/services/vns-index.php

* VUPEN Binary Analysis & Exploits Service (BAE) :
http://www.vupen.com/english/services/ba-index.php

* VUPEN Threat Protection Program for Govs (TPP) :
http://www.vupen.com/english/services/tpp-index.php

* VUPEN Web Application Security Scanner (WASS) :
http://www.vupen.com/english/services/wass-index.php

VII. REFERENCES
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http://www.vupen.com/english/advisories/2010/2286
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2010/09/stable-and-beta-channel
-updates.html

VIII. DISCLOSURE TIMELINE
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2010-08-17 - Vendor notified
2010-08-18 - Vendor response
2010-08-25 - Status update received
2010-09-03 - Coordinated public Disclosure

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