Google Chrome < 94.0.4606.71 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 153828
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Synopsis

A web browser installed on the remote macOS host is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.

Description

The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote macOS host is prior to 94.0.4606.71. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the 2021_09_stable-channel-update-for-desktop_30 advisory.

- Use after free in V8 in Google Chrome prior to 94.0.4606.71 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-37975)

- Use after free in Safebrowsing in Google Chrome prior to 94.0.4606.71 allowed a remote attacker who had compromised the renderer process to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page.
(CVE-2021-37974)

- Inappropriate implementation in Memory in Google Chrome prior to 94.0.4606.71 allowed a remote attacker to obtain potentially sensitive information from process memory via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-37976)

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 94.0.4606.71 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?afe6895d

https://crbug.com/1245578

https://crbug.com/1252918

https://crbug.com/1251787

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 153828

File Name: macosx_google_chrome_94_0_4606_71.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 10/1/2021

Updated: 1/18/2022

Dependencies: macosx_google_chrome_installed.nbin

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-37975

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.2

CVSS v2

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 v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.4

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/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: 9/30/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/30/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-37974, CVE-2021-37975, CVE-2021-37976

IAVA: 2021-A-0449