FreeBSD : chromium -- Type confusion in V8 (2899da38-7300-11ed-92ce-3065ec8fd3ec)

high Nessus Plugin ID 168387



The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


The version of FreeBSD installed on the remote host is prior to tested version. It is, therefore, affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the 2899da38-7300-11ed-92ce-3065ec8fd3ec advisory.

- Type confusion in V8 in Google Chrome prior to 108.0.5359.94 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2022-4262)

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


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 168387

File Name: freebsd_pkg_2899da38730011ed92ce3065ec8fd3ec.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Published: 12/3/2022

Updated: 9/20/2023

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.7

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2022-4262


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: CVSS:3.0/E:H/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:ungoogled-chromium, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:chromium

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 12/3/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/2/2022

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 12/26/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-4262

IAVA: 2022-A-0507-S