Google Chrome < 99.0.4844.84 Vulnerability

high Nessus Plugin ID 159236


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 99.0.4844.84. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the 2022_03_stable-channel-update-for-desktop_25 advisory.

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 99.0.4844.84 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 159236

File Name: macosx_google_chrome_99_0_4844_84.nasl

Version: 1.5

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 3/25/2022

Updated: 4/8/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 6.5

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-1096


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: 3/25/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/25/2022

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 4/18/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-1096

IAVA: 2022-A-0126-S