Google Chrome < 72.0.3626.121 Vulnerability

medium Nessus Plugin ID 122617
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Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 72.0.3626.121. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the 2019_03_stable-channel-update-for-desktop advisory.

- Use-after-free in FileReader. (CVE-2019-5786)

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

Solution

Upgrade to Google Chrome version 72.0.3626.121 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?df49025b

https://crbug.com/936448

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 122617

File Name: google_chrome_72_0_3626_121.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 3/6/2019

Updated: 10/31/2019

Dependencies: google_chrome_installed.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2019-5786

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.3

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.7

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.5

Temporal Score: 6.2

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

Temporal Vector: E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Required KB Items: SMB/Google_Chrome/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 3/1/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/1/2019

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Chrome 72.0.3626.119 FileReader UaF exploit for Windows 7 x86)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5786

BID: 107213