CVE-2013-2905

NameCVE-2013-2905
DescriptionThe SharedMemory::Create function in memory/shared_memory_posix.cc in Google Chrome before 29.0.1547.57 uses weak permissions under /dev/shm/, which allows attackers to obtain sensitive information via direct access to a POSIX shared-memory file.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SuSE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
ReferencesDSA-2741-1
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chromium-browser (PTS)wheezy (security), wheezy37.0.2062.120-1~deb7u1fixed
jessie50.0.2661.94-1~deb8u1fixed
jessie (security)52.0.2743.116-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch, sid52.0.2743.116-2fixed

The information below is based on the following data on fixed versions.

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersource(unstable)29.0.1547.57-1medium
chromium-browsersourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
chromium-browsersourcewheezy29.0.1547.57-1~deb7u1mediumDSA-2741-1

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