Google Chrome < 0.2.149.29 Multiple Vulnerabilities

This script is Copyright (C) 2008-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by multiple
vulnerabilities.

Description :

The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote host is earlier
than 0.2.149.29. Such versions are reportedly affected by several
issues :

- A buffer overflow involving long filenames that display
in the 'Save As...' dialog could lead to arbitrary code
execution (Issue #1414).

- A buffer overflow in handling of link targets displayed
in the status area when a user hovers over a link could
lead to arbitrary code execution (Fix #1797).

- An out-of-bounds memory read when parsing URLs ending in
':%' could cause the application itself to crash (Issue
#122).

- The default Downloads directory is set to Desktop, which
could lead to malicious cluttering of the desktop with
unwanted downloads and even execution of arbitrary
programs (Fix #17933).

See also :

https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=122
https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=1414
http://www.nessus.org/u?11235881

Solution :

Upgrade to Google Chrome 0.2.149.29.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
(CVSS2#E:ND/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 34197 (google_chrome_0_2_149_29.nasl)

Bugtraq ID: 30983
31029
31038
31071

CVE ID: CVE-2008-6994
CVE-2008-6995
CVE-2008-6997
CVE-2008-6998

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