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Google Chrome 'SaveAs' Function Buffer Overflow Vulnerability
From: "SVRT" <svrt () bkav com vn>
Date: Fri, 05 Sep 2008 20:12:49 +0700

We (SVRT-Bkis) have just discovered vulnerability in Google Chrome This is a Critical Buffer Overflow Vulnerability permiting 
hacker to perform a remote attack and take complete control of the affected 

We have submitted this Vulnerability to Google. They confirmed and assign a 
verifier for build

Proof of Concept:
We tested Google Chrome on Windows XP SP2 (Open Calculator)
With others Windows not XP SP 2:
- Type of Issue : Buffer Overflow. 

- Affected Software : Google Chrome
- Exploitation Environment : Google Chrome  on Windows XP SP2.

- Impact: Remote code execution.

- Rating : Critical.

- Description : 
The vulnerability is caused due to a boundary error when handling the 
“SaveAs” function. On saving a malicious page with an overly long title 
(<title> tag in HTML), the program causes a stack-based overflow and makes 
it possible for attackers to execute arbitrary code on users’ systems.

- How an attacker could exploit the issue : 
To exploit the Vulnerability, a hacker might construct a specially crafted 
Web page, which contains malicious code. He then tricks users into visiting 
his Website and convinces them to save this Page. Right after that, the code 
would be executed, giving him the privilege to make use of the affected 

- Discoverer : Le Duc Anh - SVRT - Bkis

- About SVRT : 
SVRT, which is short for Security Vulnerability Research Team, is one of 
Bkis researching groups. SVRT specializes in the detection, alert and 
announcement of security vulnerabilities in software, operating systems, 
network protocols and embedded systems… 

- About Bkis :
Bkis  (Bach Khoa Internetwork Security) is Vietnamese leading Center in 
researching, deploying network security software and solutions. 

- Website : http://security.bkis.vn

- Mail : svrt[at]bkav.com.vn
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