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Vulnerability in Google Chrome before 44.0.2403.89 mishandles converter names with initial x- substrings (CVE-2015-1270)

oval:org.cisecurity:def:7866

The ucnv_io_getConverterName function in common/ucnv_io.cpp in International Components for Unicode (ICU) as used in Google Chrome before 44.0.2403.89 mishandles converter names with initial x- substrings which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (read of uninitialized memory) or possibly have unspecified other impact via a crafted file.

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012
  • Microsoft Windows 8.1
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows 8
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2016
  • Microsoft Windows 10
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2012 R2
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2015-1270
  • stable-channel-update_21
Product(s):
  • Google Chrome