Google Chrome < 48.0.2564.116 Blink Same-Origin Policy Bypass (Mac OS X)

This script is Copyright (C) 2016 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Mac OS X host contains a web browser that is affected by
a security bypass vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote Mac OS X host is
prior to 48.0.2564.116. It is, therefore, affected by an unspecified
flaw related to the Blink rendering engine. An attacker can exploit
this to bypass same-origin policy restrictions and escape the sandbox,
allowing the attacker to execute arbitrary code with elevated
privileges.

See also :

http://www.nessus.org/u?63641ede
http://www.chromium.org/blink

Solution :

Upgrade to Google Chrome version 48.0.2564.116 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.7
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: MacOS X Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88957 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1629

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