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CVE-2014-7942 Detail

Current Description

The Fonts implementation in Google Chrome before 40.0.2214.91 does not initialize memory for a data structure, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors.

Source:  MITRE
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Impact

CVSS v2.0 Severity and Metrics:

Base Score: 7.5 HIGH
Vector: (AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P) (V2 legend)
Impact Subscore: 6.4
Exploitability Subscore: 10.0


Access Vector (AV): Network
Access Complexity (AC): Insufficient_Info
Authentication (AU): None
Confidentiality (C): Partial
Integrity (I): Partial
Availability (A): Partial
Additional Information:
Allows unauthorized disclosure of information
Allows unauthorized modification
Allows disruption of service

References to Advisories, Solutions, and Tools

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Hyperlink Resource
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2015/01/stable-update.html Vendor Advisory
http://lists.opensuse.org/opensuse-security-announce/2015-03/msg00005.html
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-0093.html
http://secunia.com/advisories/62383
http://secunia.com/advisories/62665
http://security.gentoo.org/glsa/glsa-201502-13.xml
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/72288
http://www.securitytracker.com/id/1031623
http://www.ubuntu.com/usn/USN-2476-1
https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=426762 Vendor Advisory

Technical Details

Vulnerability Type (View All)

  • Resource Management Errors (CWE-399)

Known Affected Software Configurations Switch to CPE 2.2

Configuration 1 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:chromium:chromium:40.0.2214.110:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 2 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_desktop_supplementary:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_supplementary:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_server_supplementary_eus:6.6.z:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:redhat:enterprise_linux_workstation_supplementary:6.0:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 3 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Up to (including)
40.0.2214.85

Configuration 4 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.1:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:opensuse:opensuse:13.2:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
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Configuration 5 ( hide )
 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.04:*:*:*:lts:*:*:*
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 cpe:2.3:o:canonical:ubuntu_linux:14.10:*:*:*:*:*:*:*
     Show Matching CPE(s)


Change History

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Quick Info

CVE Dictionary Entry:
CVE-2014-7942
NVD Published Date:
01/22/2015
NVD Last Modified:
10/30/2018