Google Chrome < Multiple Overflows

high Nessus Plugin ID 38699


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 multiple vulnerabilities :

- A failure to properly validate input from a renderer (tab) process could allow an attacker to crash the browser and possibly run arbitrary code with the privileges of the logged on user. (CVE-2009-1441)

- A failure to check the result of integer multiplication when computing image sizes could allow a specially crafted image or canvas to cause a tab to crash and possibly allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code inside the (sandboxed) renderer process. (CVE-2009-1442)


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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 38699

File Name: google_chrome_1_0_154_64.nasl

Version: 1.18

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 5/7/2009

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: 6.9

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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/5/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1441, CVE-2009-1442

BID: 34859

CWE: 119, 189

SECUNIA: 35014