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medium Nessus Plugin ID 42798
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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: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 11/13/2009

Updated: 11/15/2018

Dependencies: google_chrome_installed.nasl

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.8


Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC: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: 11/12/2009

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/12/2009

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2816

BID: 36997

Secunia: 37358

CWE: 352