Google Chrome < Same Origin Policy Bypass Vulnerability

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5004


The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by a same origin bypass vulnerability.


The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote host is earlier than Such versions are reportedly affected by a same origin policy bypass vulnerability when handling URLS with a 'chromehtml: ' protocol which could allow an attacker to run scripts of his choosing on any page or enumerate files on the local disk.

If a user has Google Chrome installed, visiting an attacker-controlled web page in another browser could cause Google Chrome to launch, open multiple tabs, and load scripts that run after navigating to a URL of the attacker's choice (Issue number 9860).


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5004

File Name: 5004.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 4645

Nessus ID: 38154

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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


Base Score: 4.8

Temporal Score: 4.5


Temporal Vector: CVSS3#E:F/RL:O/RC:C

Reference Information

BID: 34704