Google Chrome < 94.0.4606.61 Vulnerability

critical Nessus Plugin ID 153631


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 94.0.4606.61. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the 2021_09_stable-channel-update-for-desktop_24 advisory.

- Use after free in Portals in Google Chrome prior to 94.0.4606.61 allowed a remote attacker who had compromised the renderer process to potentially perform a sandbox escape via a crafted HTML page.

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


Upgrade to Google Chrome version 94.0.4606.61 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 153631

File Name: macosx_google_chrome_94_0_4606_61.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 9/24/2021

Updated: 1/18/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.1


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-37973


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.6

Temporal Score: 9.2

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

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

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: 9/24/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/24/2021

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 11/17/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-37973

IAVA: 2021-A-0448-S