Google Chrome < 64.0.3282.167 V8 JSFunction::CalculateInstanceSizeForDerivedClass() RCE (macOS)

High Nessus Plugin ID 106841


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


The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote host is prior to 64.0.3282.167. It is, therefore, affected by a flaw in the V8 JavaScript engine as noted in Chrome stable channel update release notes for February 13th, 2018. Please refer to the release notes for additional information.

Note that Nessus has not attempted to exploit these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Upgrade to Google Chrome version 64.0.3282.167 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 106841

File Name: macosx_google_chrome_64_0_3282_167.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2018/02/15

Dependencies: 70890

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND


Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:P/RL:O/RC:X

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Google Chrome/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/02/13

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/02/13

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-6056

BID: 103003

OSVDB: 174922