Google Chrome < 40.0.2214.93 Flash Player Multiple Remote Code Execution (Mac OS X)

High Nessus Plugin ID 81021


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


The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote Mac OS X 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: 81021

File Name: macosx_google_chrome_40_0_2214_93.nasl

Version: $Revision: 1.12 $

Type: local

Agent: macosx

Published: 2015/01/27

Modified: 2017/06/06

Dependencies: 70890

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: MacOSX/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