Google Chrome < Multiple Vulnerabilities

medium Nessus Plugin ID 42798


The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by a security bypass vulnerability.


The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote host is earlier than Such versions are reportedly affected by a security bypass vulnerability caused by cusom headers being incorrectly sent for 'CORS OPTIONS' requests. A malicious website operator could set custom HTTP headers on cross-origin 'OPTIONS' requests.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 42798

File Name: google_chrome_3_0_195_33.nasl

Version: 1.14

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 11/13/2009

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: 5.8


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Required KB Items: SMB/Google_Chrome/Installed

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/12/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/12/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2816

BID: 36997

CWE: 352

SECUNIA: 37358