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Resource Management Errors


Severity High
Score 7.5/10


Use-after-free vulnerability in the Document::finishedParsing function in core/dom/Document.cpp in Blink, as used in Google Chrome before 29.0.1547.57, allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via an onload event that changes an IFRAME element so that its src attribute is no longer an XML document, leading to unintended garbage collection of this document.

  • LOW
  • NONE

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