Bug 1165655 (CVE-2014-7906) - CVE-2014-7906 chromium-browser: Use-after-free in pepper plugins
Summary: CVE-2014-7906 chromium-browser: Use-after-free in pepper plugins
Alias: CVE-2014-7906
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
QA Contact:
Whiteboard: impact=important,public=20141118,repo...
Depends On: 1165942 1165943
Blocks: 1165665
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-11-19 12:49 UTC by Vasyl Kaigorodov
Modified: 2019-06-08 20:16 UTC (History)
16 users (show)

Fixed In Version: Chrome 39.0.2171.65
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2014-11-25 04:47:09 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHSA-2014:1894 normal SHIPPED_LIVE Important: chromium-browser security update 2014-11-25 01:56:55 UTC

Description Vasyl Kaigorodov 2014-11-19 12:49:47 UTC
Unspecified use-after-free vulnerability has been found [1] in Chromium pepper plugins.

[1]: https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=423030

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Comment 2 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2014-11-20 05:38:18 UTC


Comment 4 Huzaifa S. Sidhpurwala 2014-11-20 14:12:47 UTC
I dont have access to the upstream bug. However it seems this is related to 


Tomas, confirmed this is a part of the code we ship, calling it affected.

Comment 5 errata-xmlrpc 2014-11-24 20:57:23 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Supplementary for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6

Via RHSA-2014:1894 https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1894.html

Comment 6 Kevin Kofler 2015-08-19 20:45:52 UTC
Why were we Qt/KDE maintainers put on CC for this bug? This is clearly a Chromium-specific vulnerability that cannot possibly affect QtWebKit or KHTML (because neither supports Pepper plugins). Only QtWebEngine can possibly be affected, but it is not currently in Fedora.

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