Google Chrome < 21.0.1180.89 Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 61774


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 21.0.1180.89 and is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An out-of-bounds read error exists related to line-breaking. (CVE-2012-2865)

- Variable casting errors exist related to 'run-ins' and XSL transformations. (CVE-2012-2866, CVE-2012-2871)

- An unspecified error exists related to the SPDY protocol that can result in application crashes.

- A unspecified race condition exists related to 'workers' and XHR. (CVE-2012-2868)

- An unspecified error exists related to stale buffers and URL loading. (CVE-2012-2869)

- Memory management issues exist related to XPath processing. (CVE-2012-2870)

- Cross-site scripting is possible during the SSL interstitial process. (CVE-2012-2872)

Successful exploitation of any of these issues could lead to an application crash or arbitrary code execution, subject to the user's privileges.


Upgrade to Google Chrome 21.0.1180.89 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 61774

File Name: google_chrome_21_0_1180_89.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2012/09/04

Modified: 2015/09/18

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: 2012/08/31

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/08/31

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2865, CVE-2012-2866, CVE-2012-2867, CVE-2012-2868, CVE-2012-2869, CVE-2012-2870, CVE-2012-2871, CVE-2012-2872

BID: 55331

OSVDB: 85030, 85031, 85032, 85033, 85034, 85035, 85036, 85037, 91608

CWE: 20, 74, 79, 442, 629, 711, 712, 722, 725, 750, 751, 800, 801, 809, 811, 864, 900, 928, 931, 990