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Resource Management Errors


Severity Medium
Score 5/10


Stack consumption vulnerability in the ChildProcessSecurityPolicy::CanRequestURL function in browser/ in Google Chrome before allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (memory consumption and application crash) via a URL that specifies multiple protocols, as demonstrated by a URL that begins with many repetitions of the view-source: substring.

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CWE-399 - Resource Management Errors

Resource management errors is not a weakness in and of itself, rather it is a category of weaknesses related to improper management of system resources. If not addressed, the weaknesses in this category can lead to unexpected software behavior, loss of access, file modification, sensitive information disclosure, system crash, denial of service, and code execution.


Advisory Timeline

  • Published