Google Chrome < Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 34197


The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote host is earlier than Such versions are reportedly affected by several issues :

- A buffer overflow involving long filenames that display in the 'Save As...' dialog could lead to arbitrary code execution (Issue #1414).

- A buffer overflow in handling of link targets displayed in the status area when a user hovers over a link could lead to arbitrary code execution (Fix #1797).

- An out-of-bounds memory read when parsing URLs ending in ':%' could cause the application itself to crash (Issue #122).

- The default Downloads directory is set to Desktop, which could lead to malicious cluttering of the desktop with unwanted downloads and even execution of arbitrary programs (Fix #17933).


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 34197

File Name: google_chrome_0_2_149_29.nasl

Version: 1.23

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 9/12/2008

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Nessus Agent, Nessus

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Required KB Items: SMB/Google_Chrome/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/8/2008

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2008-6994, CVE-2008-6995, CVE-2008-6997, CVE-2008-6998

BID: 30983, 31029, 31038, 31071

CWE: 119, 189