Google Chrome Frame Detection (Windows)

info Nessus Plugin ID 42894
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A browser plugin is installed on the remote host.


Google Chrome Frame, an open source plug-in that enables support for HTML5 and other open web technologies in Internet Explorer (IE) is installed on the remote Windows host.

According to Microsoft, use of this plugin with IE can potentially make IE less secure, and hence its use is not recommended.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Info

ID: 42894

File Name: google_chrome_frame_installed.nasl

Version: 1.13

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 11/25/2009

Updated: 11/22/2019

Dependencies: smb_hotfixes.nasl

Asset Inventory: true

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Required KB Items: SMB/Registry/Enumerated