Google Chrome < 17.0.963.56 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Plugin ID 57974


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


The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote host is earlier than 17.0.963.56 and is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities:

- Integer overflow errors exist related to PDF codecs and libpng. (CVE-2011-3015, CVE-2011-3026)

- A read-after-free error exists related to 'counter nodes'. (CVE-2011-3016)

- Use-after-free errors exist related to database handling, subframe loading, and drag-and-drop functionality. (CVE-2011-3017, CVE-2011-3021, CVE-2011-3023)

- Heap-overflow errors exist related to path rendering and 'MKV' handling. (CVE-2011-3018, CVE-2011-3019)

- Unspecified errors exist related to the native client validator and HTTP use with translation scripts.
(CVE-2011-3020, CVE-2011-3022)

- Empty x509 certificates can cause browser crashes.

- An out-of-bounds read error exists related to h.264 parsing. (CVE-2011-3025)

- A bad variable cast exists related to column handling.


Upgrade to Google Chrome 17.0.963.56 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 57974

File Name: google_chrome_17_0_963_56.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.7 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2012/02/16

Modified: 2016/05/20

Dependencies: 34196

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.4

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:U/RC:ND

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Required KB Items: SMB/Google_Chrome/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2012/02/15

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/02/15

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3015, CVE-2011-3016, CVE-2011-3017, CVE-2011-3018, CVE-2011-3019, CVE-2011-3020, CVE-2011-3021, CVE-2011-3022, CVE-2011-3023, CVE-2011-3024, CVE-2011-3025, CVE-2011-3026, CVE-2011-3027

BID: 52031, 52049

OSVDB: 79283, 79284, 79285, 79286, 79287, 79288, 79289, 79290, 79291, 79292, 79293, 79294, 79295