Google Chrome < Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5020


The remote host contains a web browser that is vulnerable to multiple attack vectors.


The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote host is earlier than Such versions are reportedly affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A failure to properly validate input from a renderer (tab) process could allow an attacker to crash the browser and possibly run arbitrary code with the privileges of the logged on user. (CVE-2009-1441)

- A failure to check the result of integer multiplication when computing image sizes could allow a specially-crafted image or canvas to cause a tab to crash and possibly allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code inside the (sandboxed) renderer process. (CVE-2009-1442)


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5020

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2004/08/18

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 4645

Nessus ID: 38699

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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


Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1441, CVE-2009-1442

BID: 34859