Google Chrome < 70.0.3538.102 Vulnerability

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 118886

Synopsis

A web browser installed on the remote macOS host is affected by a vulnerability

Description

The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote macOS host is prior to 70.0.3538.102. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as noted in Google Chrome stable channel update release notes for 2018/11/09. 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.

Solution

Upgrade to Google Chrome version 70.0.3538.102 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?5419092d

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 118886

File Name: macosx_google_chrome_70_0_3538_102.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2018/11/12

Updated: 2019/11/01

Dependencies: 70890

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-17478

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Google Chrome/Installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2018/11/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/11/09

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17478