Google Chrome < 54.0.2840.87 V8 Globals Stable Map Assumption Handling RCE

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

Synopsis :

A web browser installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a
remote code execution vulnerability.

Description :

The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote Windows host is
prior to 54.0.2840.87. It is, therefore, affected by a remote code
execution vulnerability in the V8 component due to an out-of-bounds
access error that occurs when handling stable map assumptions for
globals. An unauthenticated, remote attacker can exploit this, via a
specially crafted website, to cause a denial of service condition or
the execution of arbitrary code.

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied
only on the application's self-reported version number.

See also :

Solution :

Upgrade to Google Chrome version 54.0.2840.87 or later.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Windows

Nessus Plugin ID: 94580 ()

Bugtraq ID: 94079

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5198

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