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Vulnerability Summary for CVE-2014-1725

Original release date: 04/09/2014
Last revised: 05/23/2014
Source: US-CERT/NIST

Overview

The base64DecodeInternal function in wtf/text/Base64.cpp in Blink, as used in Google Chrome before 34.0.1847.116, does not properly handle string data composed exclusively of whitespace characters, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via a window.atob method call.

Impact

CVSS Severity (version 2.0):
CVSS v2 Base Score: 5.0 (MEDIUM) (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P) (legend)
Impact Subscore: 2.9
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0
CVSS Version 2 Metrics:
Access Vector: Network exploitable
Access Complexity: Low
Authentication: Not required to exploit
Impact Type: Allows disruption of service

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External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://src.chromium.org/viewvc/blink?revision=170264&view=revision
External Source: DEBIAN
Name: DSA-2905
External Source: SUSE
Name: openSUSE-SU-2014:0601
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2014/04/stable-channel-update.html
Type: Advisory
External Source: CONFIRM
Name: https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=357332

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