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Use After Free

CVE-2010-4492

Severity High
Score 7.5/10

Summary

Use-after-free vulnerability in Google Chrome before 8.0.552.215 allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors involving SVG animations.

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  • NETWORK
  • NONE
  • PARTIAL
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CWE-416 - Use After Free

Use-after-free (UaF) vulnerability occurs when the application is using a pointer to memory that has been freed. Any attempt to read/write to a buffer after it is de-allocated allows memory corruption, sensitive information exposure, and can potentially lead to arbitrary code execution.

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Advisory Timeline

  • Published