Google Just Fixed A Bunch Of Bugs In Chrome

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Google released a big stable channel update for Chrome: Chrome 20 (20.0.1132.43). Along with it comes over 20 bug fixes and rewards.

Many of the bugs, Google says, were detected using AddressSanitizer.

Google lists them as follows:

  • [118633] Low CVE-2012-2815: Leak of iframe fragment id. Credit to Elie Bursztein of Google.
  • [Windows only] [119150] [119250] High CVE-2012-2816: Prevent sandboxed processes interfering with each other. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Justin Schuh).
  • [$1000] [120222] High CVE-2012-2817: Use-after-free in table section handling. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [$1000] [120944] High CVE-2012-2818: Use-after-free in counter layout. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [120977] High CVE-2012-2819: Crash in texture handling. Credit to Ken “gets” Russell of the Chromium development community.
  • [121926] Medium CVE-2012-2820: Out-of-bounds read in SVG filter handling. Credit to Atte Kettunen of OUSPG.
  • [122925] Medium CVE-2012-2821: Autofill display problem. Credit to “simonbrown60”.
  • [various] Medium CVE-2012-2822: Misc. lower severity OOB read issues in PDF. Credit to awesome ASAN and various Googlers (Kostya Serebryany, Evgeniy Stepanov, Mateusz Jurczyk, Gynvael Coldwind).
  • [$1000] [124356] High CVE-2012-2823: Use-after-free in SVG resource handling. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [$1000] [125374] High CVE-2012-2824: Use-after-free in SVG painting. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [128688] Medium CVE-2012-2826: Out-of-bounds read in texture conversion. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno).
  • [Mac only] [129826] Low CVE-2012-2827: Use-after-free in Mac UI. Credit to the Chromium development community (Dharani Govindan).
  • [129857] High CVE-2012-2828: Integer overflows in PDF. Credit to Mateusz Jurczyk of Google Security Team and Google Chrome Security Team (Chris Evans).
  • [$1000] [129947] High CVE-2012-2829: Use-after-free in first-letter handling. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [$1000] [129951] High CVE-2012-2830: Wild pointer in array value setting. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [Windows only] [130276] Low CVE-2012-2764: Unqualified load of metro DLL. Credit to Moshe Zioni of Comsec Consulting.
  • [$1000] [130356] High CVE-2012-2831: Use-after-free in SVG reference handling. Credit to miaubiz.
  • [131553] High CVE-2012-2832: Uninitialized pointer in PDF image codec. Credit to Mateusz Jurczyk of Google Security Team.
  • [132156] High CVE-2012-2833: Buffer overflow in PDF JS API. Credit to Mateusz Jurczyk of Google Security Team.
  • [$1000] [132779] High CVE-2012-2834: Integer overflow in Matroska container. Credit to Jüri Aedla.
  • [$500] [127417] Medium CVE-2012-2825: Wild read in XSL handling. Credit to Nicholas Gregoire.
  • [64-bit Linux only] [$3000] [129930] High CVE-2012-2807: Integer overflows in libxml. Credit to Jüri Aedla.

Google notes that details of some of the bugs may be kept secret until everyone has a chance to update to the latest version.

We're sure to get plenty more Chrome news today at Google I/O, as yesterday was primarily about Android. Google did, however, announce that Chrome For Android is now out of beta, and if you have the right device, you can start using it.

Keep an eye on our Google I/O coverage here.

Chris Crum
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