Google Chrome < dtoa Implementation Remote Overflow

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 41958


The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by a buffer overflow vulnerability.


The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote host is earlier than A boundary error in the dtoa() function can lead to a buffer overflow. A remote attacker could exploit this by tricking a user into visiting a malicious web page, which could result in arbitrary code execution within the Google Chrome sandbox.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 41958

File Name: google_chrome_3_0_195_24.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2009/10/01

Modified: 2014/03/25

Dependencies: 34196

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:ND/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: 2009/09/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/09/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0689

BID: 36565

OSVDB: 55603

Secunia: 36913

CWE: 119