Google Chrome < Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 39852


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 issues :

- A heap overflow exists when evaluating specially crafted regular expressions in JavaScript. This could lead to a denial of service or the execution of arbitrary code within the Google Chrome sandbox. (Issue 14719)

- A memory corruption issue exists in the renderer process that could cause a denial of service or possibly allow arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the logged on user. (CVE-2009-2556)

- Creating a Select object with a very large length can result in memory exhaustion, causing a denial of service.


Upgrade to Google Chrome or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 39852

File Name: google_chrome_2_0_172_37.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 7/17/2009

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: 5.9


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: 7/16/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 7/16/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1692, CVE-2009-2555, CVE-2009-2556

BID: 35446, 35722, 35723

CWE: 119, 399

SECUNIA: 35844