Google Chrome < 40.0.2214.93 Flash Player Multiple Remote Code Execution

High Nessus Plugin ID 81020


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


The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 40.0.2214.93. It is, therefore, affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A use-after-free error exists that allows an attacker to crash the application or execute arbitrary code.

- A double-free error exists that allows an attacker to crash the application or possibly execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2015-0312)


Upgrade to Google Chrome 40.0.2214.93 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 81020

File Name: google_chrome_40_0_2214_93.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2015/01/27

Modified: 2017/05/16

Dependencies: 34196

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:H/RL:OF/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: 2015/01/26

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/01/21

Exploitable With

Core Impact

Metasploit (Adobe Flash Player ByteArray UncompressViaZlibVariant Use After Free)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-0311, CVE-2015-0312

BID: 72283, 72343

OSVDB: 117428, 117580