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Google Chrome 17.0.963.66 and earlier allows remote attackers to bypass the sandbox protection mechanism by leveraging access to a sandboxed process

oval:org.mitre.oval:def:14940

Google Chrome 17.0.963.66 and earlier allows remote attackers to bypass the sandbox protection mechanism by leveraging access to a sandboxed process as demonstrated by VUPEN during a Pwn2Own competition at CanSecWest 2012. NOTE: the primary affected product may be clarified later; it was not identified by the researcher who reportedly stated "it really doesn't matter if it's third-party code."

Family:
windows
Status:
ACCEPTED
Platform(s):
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Microsoft Windows 7
  • Microsoft Windows Vista
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft Windows XP
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2008
  • Microsoft Windows 2000
Class:
vulnerability
Reference(s):
  • CVE-2012-1846
Product(s):
  • Google Chrome