Google Chrome < 115.0.5790.170 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 179225


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


The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote macOS host is prior to 115.0.5790.170. It is, therefore, affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the 2023_08_stable-channel-update-for-desktop advisory.

- Type Confusion in V8. (CVE-2023-4068, CVE-2023-4069, CVE-2023-4070)

- Heap buffer overflow in Visuals. (CVE-2023-4071)

- Out of bounds read and write in WebGL. (CVE-2023-4072)

- Out of bounds memory access in ANGLE. (CVE-2023-4073)

- Use after free in Blink Task Scheduling. (CVE-2023-4074)

- Use after free in Cast. (CVE-2023-4075)

- Use after free in WebRTC. (CVE-2023-4076)

- Insufficient data validation in Extensions. (CVE-2023-4077)

- Inappropriate implementation in Extensions. (CVE-2023-4078)

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


Upgrade to Google Chrome version 115.0.5790.170 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 179225

File Name: macosx_google_chrome_115_0_5790_170.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 8/2/2023

Updated: 8/17/2023

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4


Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-4078


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Google Chrome/Installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 8/2/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 8/2/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-4068, CVE-2023-4069, CVE-2023-4070, CVE-2023-4071, CVE-2023-4072, CVE-2023-4073, CVE-2023-4074, CVE-2023-4075, CVE-2023-4076, CVE-2023-4077, CVE-2023-4078

IAVA: 2023-A-0387-S