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.

- Type confusion in V8 in Google Chrome prior to 99.0.4844.84 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2022-1096)

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: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 3/25/2022

Updated: 11/3/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-1096


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.2

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:F/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 Vulnerability Due Dates: 4/18/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-1096

IAVA: 2022-A-0126-S