Google Chrome < 70.0.3538.110 Vulnerability

high Nessus Plugin ID 119096


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


The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote macOS host is prior to 70.0.3538.110. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as noted in Google Chrome stable channel update release notes for 2018/11/19. 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 70.0.3538.110 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 119096

File Name: macosx_google_chrome_70_0_3538_110.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 11/23/2018

Updated: 11/4/2019

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-17479


Risk Factor: High

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: 11/19/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/19/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17479

BID: 105959