Check Point Advisories

Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted Use After Free (CVE-2013-2912)

Check Point Reference: CPAI-2013-3519
Date Published: 2 Dec 2013
Severity: High
Last Updated:
Source: CVE-2013-2912
Protection Provided by:

Security Gateway

Who is Vulnerable? Google Chrome prior to 30.0.1599.66
Vulnerability Description A use after free vulnerability has been reported in Google Chrome.
Vulnerability DetailsThe vulnerability is due to memory corruption while handling readystatechange and DOMContentLoaded events in a web page. A remote attacker could exploit these vulnerabilities by enticing a user to open a malicious web page.

Protection Overview

This protection will detect and block attempts to exploit this vulnerability.

In order for the protection to be activated, update your product to the latest update. For information on how to update , go to SBP-2006-05, Protection tab and select the version of your choice.

Security Gateway R75 / R71 / R70

  1. In the IPS tab, click Protections and find the Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted Use After Free protection using the Search tool and Edit the protection's settings.
  2. Install policy on all modules.

SmartView Tracker will log the following entries:
Attack Name: Web Client Enforcement Violation
Attack Information: Google Chrome NotifyInstanceWasDeleted Use After Free

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