Google has paid $30,000 for the detected vulnerabilities in Chrome OS

Posted: April 18, 2013 in IT Security News
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Google ChromeThe developer has found vulnerabilities, wrote PoC-code of an exploit, as well as a detailed description of the error.

Google has paid a $ 31,336 reward to a developer Ralf-Philipp Weinmann, found four dangerous vulnerabilities in the operating system, Chrome OS.

Vulnerabilities have been found in the plugin O3D – a special plug-in that creates an interactive 3D-graphics applications that run in a browser window or in a custom XML-interface.

As noted in a company blog a Google spokesman Ben Henry, an update to Chrome 26, addresses a vulnerability, will be released in the next few days.

According to Henry, the corporation has paid to the developer fee for the detection of a chain of three errors, spelling PoC-exploit code, as well as a detailed description of the vulnerabilities.

Note that the program of remuneration for the detected vulnerabilities in Chrome Ā«the Chromium Vulnerability Rewards ProgramĀ» minimum payout developers becomes $ 500, but the company usually pays at least $ 1,000, although sometimes there can be times when Google assesses the researchers work in millions of dollars.

A detailed description of vulnerabilities can be found at:

http://malwarelist.net/2013/04/18/multiple-vulnerabilities-in-chrome-os/

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