31 Aug 2012
Google Chrome 21.x
This covers vulnerabilities where malicious people are able to gain system access and execute arbitrary code with the privileges of a local user.
Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities allow a third party to manipulate the content or behaviour of a web application in a user's browser, without compromising the underlying system.
Different Cross-Site Scripting related vulnerabilities are also classified under this category, including "script insertion" and "cross-site request forgery".
Cross-Site Scripting vulnerabilities are often used against specific users of a website to steal their credentials or to conduct spoofing attacks.
Covers various weaknesses, security issues, and vulnerabilities not covered by the other impact types, or where the impact isn't known due to insufficient information from vendors and researchers.
Multiple vulnerabilities have been reported in Google Chrome, where some have an unknown impact and others can be exploited by malicious people to conduct cross-site scripting attacks and compromise a user's system.
1) An out-of-bounds read error exists when handling line breaks.
2) A bad cast error exists within run-ins.
3) A race condition error exists when handling XMLHttpRequest calls.
4) An error when loading URLs can be exploited to cause a stale buffer.
5) A bad cast error exists when handling XSL transforms.
6) An error when handling certain SSL data can be exploited to cause a cross-site scripting attack.
The vulnerabilities are reported in versions prior to 21.0.1180.89.
Update to version 21.0.1180.89.
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