Google Chrome < 0.3.154.9 Address Bar Spoofing

medium Nessus Plugin ID 34742

Synopsis

The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by an address spoofing vulnerability.

Description

The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote host is earlier than 0.3.154.9. Such versions are reportedly affected by an address spoofing vulnerability in pop-ups. An attacker can leverage this issue to manipulate a window's address bar to show a different address than the actual origin of the content.

Solution

Upgrade to Google Chrome version 0.3.154.9 or later.

See Also

https://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/498232/30/0/threaded

http://www.nessus.org/u?632fd45d

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 34742

File Name: google_chrome_0_3_154_9.nasl

Version: 1.16

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 11/12/2008

Updated: 4/11/2022

Configuration: Enable thorough checks

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

Temporal Vector: E:F/RL:OF/RC: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: 10/29/2008

Reference Information

BID: 32258