CVE-2014-7941

NameCVE-2014-7941
DescriptionThe SelectionOwner::ProcessTarget function in ui/base/x/selection_owner.cc in the UI implementation in Google Chrome before 40.0.2214.91 uses an incorrect data type for a certain length value, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service (out-of-bounds read) via crafted X11 data.
SourceCVE (at NVD; CERT, LWN, oss-sec, fulldisc, bugtraq, EDB, Metasploit, Red Hat, Ubuntu, Gentoo, SUSE bugzilla/CVE, Mageia, GitHub code/issues, web search, more)
NVD severitymedium (attack range: remote)

Vulnerable and fixed packages

The table below lists information on source packages.

Source PackageReleaseVersionStatus
chromium-browser (PTS)jessie (security), jessie57.0.2987.98-1~deb8u1fixed
stretch69.0.3497.92-1~deb9u1fixed
stretch (security)70.0.3538.67-1~deb9u1fixed
buster70.0.3538.67-2fixed
sid70.0.3538.102-1fixed

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

PackageTypeReleaseFixed VersionUrgencyOriginDebian Bugs
chromium-browsersource(unstable)40.0.2214.91-1medium
chromium-browsersourcesqueeze(unfixed)end-of-life
chromium-browsersourcewheezy(unfixed)end-of-life

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