Google Chrome < 39.0.2171.71 Flash Player Remote Code Execution (Mac OS X)

High Nessus Plugin ID 79579


The remote Mac OS X host contains a web browser that is affected by a remote code execution vulnerability.


The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote Mac OS X host is prior to 39.0.2171.71. It is, therefore, affected by a remote code execution vulnerability in the included Flash Player plugin, which is due to the processing of a dereferenced memory pointer.


Upgrade to Google Chrome 39.0.2171.71 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 79579

File Name: macosx_google_chrome_39_0_2171_71.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.3 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2014/11/26

Modified: 2016/05/16

Dependencies: 70890

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.3

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Required KB Items: MacOSX/Google Chrome/Installed

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2014/11/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2014/11/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2014-8439

BID: 71289

OSVDB: 115035