Google Chrome < Address Bar Spoofing

medium Nessus Plugin ID 34742


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


The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote host is earlier than 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.


Upgrade to Google Chrome version or later.

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 4.3

Temporal Score: 3.6

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

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