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Category:   Application (Web Browser)  >   Google Chrome Vendors:   Google
Google Chrome Input Validation Flaw in InitSkBitmapFromData() Lets Remote Users Execute Arbitrary Code
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1022174
SecurityTracker URL:
CVE Reference:   CVE-2009-1441   (Links to External Site)
Date:  May 7 2009
Impact:   Execution of arbitrary code via network, User access via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  
Version(s): prior to
Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Google Chrome. A remote user can cause arbitrary code to be executed on the target user's system.

A remote user can create specially crafted HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will trigger a buffer overflow in InitSkBitmapFromData() and execute arbitrary code on the target system. The code will run with the privileges of the target user.

cpu at reported this vulnerability.

Impact:   A remote user can create HTML that, when loaded by the target user, will execute arbitrary code on the target user's system.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fix (

The vendor's advisory is available at:

Vendor URL: (Links to External Site)
Cause:   Boundary error
Underlying OS:  Windows (Any)

Message History:   None.

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