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The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by multiple
The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote host is earlier
than 0.2.149.29. Such versions are reportedly affected by several
- 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
- 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 :
Upgrade to Google Chrome 0.2.149.29.
Risk factor :
High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.1
Public Exploit Available : true
Nessus Plugin ID: 34197 (google_chrome_0_2_149_29.nasl)
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