Google Chrome < 23.0.1271.64 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Plugin ID 62861


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 23.0.1271.64 and is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Use-after-free errors exist related to SVG filter handling, video layout, extension tab handling and plug-in placeholder handling. (CVE-2012-5116, CVE-2012-5121, CVE-2012-5125, CVE-2012-5126)

- An error exists related to inappropriate SVG subresource loading in the 'img' context.

- A race condition exists related to 'Pepper' buffer handling. (CVE-2012-5119)

- A bad cast error exists related to input handling.

- Out-of-bounds reads exist related to Skia.

- A memory corruption error exists related to texture handling. (CVE-2012-5124)

- An integer overflow error exists related to 'WebP' handling. This error can lead to out-of-bounds reads.

- An improper write error exists related to the 'v8' JavaScript engine. (CVE-2012-5128)

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


Upgrade to Google Chrome 23.0.1271.64 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 62861

File Name: google_chrome_23_0_1271_64.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 11/8/2012

Updated: 4/11/2022

Supported Sensors: Nessus Agent

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2012-5128


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.6


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/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: 11/6/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/6/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5116, CVE-2012-5117, CVE-2012-5119, CVE-2012-5121, CVE-2012-5122, CVE-2012-5123, CVE-2012-5124, CVE-2012-5125, CVE-2012-5126, CVE-2012-5127, CVE-2012-5128

BID: 56413