Google Chrome < 2.0.172.43 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 40778

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote host is earlier than 2.0.172.43. Such versions are reportedly affected by multiple issues :

- A flaw in the V8 JavaScript engine might allow a specially crafted JavaScript page to access unauthorized data in memory or to execute arbitrary code within the Google Chrome sandbox. (CVE-2009-2935)

- The browser can connect to SSL-enabled sites whose certificates use weak hash algorithms, such as MD2 and MD4. An attacker may be able exploit this issue to forge certificates and spoof an invalid website as a valid HTTPS site. (Issue #18725)

- A stack consumption vulnerability in libxml2 library could be exploited to crash the Google Chrome tab process or execute arbitrary code with in Google Chrome sandbox.
(CVE-2009-2414)

- Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities in libxml2 library could be exploited to crash the Google Chrome tab process or execute arbitrary code with in Google Chrome sandbox. (CVE-2009-2416)

Solution

Upgrade to Google Chrome 2.0.172.43 or later.

See Also

https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=18639

https://bugs.chromium.org/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=18725

http://www.nessus.org/u?f19f7e72

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 40778

File Name: google_chrome_2_0_172_43.nasl

Version: 1.19

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2009/08/26

Updated: 2018/11/15

Dependencies: 34196

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Required KB Items: SMB/Google_Chrome/Installed

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/08/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2414, CVE-2009-2416, CVE-2009-2935

BID: 36010, 36149

Secunia: 36207, 36417

CWE: 119, 264, 399