Google Chrome < Multiple Vulnerabilities

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5079


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 a multiple vulnerabilities :

- The browser uses the HTTP Host header to determine the context of a 4xx/5xx CONNECT response from a proxy server. This could allow a man-in-the-middle attacker to execute arbitrary script code in the context of a legitimate server. (CVE-2009-2060)

- The browser displays a cached certificate for 4xx/5xx CONNECT response pages from a proxy server. A man-in-the-middle attacker could exploit this by displaying a spoofed web page with the valid certificate of a legitimate website.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5079

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2004/08/18

Updated: 2019/03/06

Nessus ID: 39499

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-1836

BID: 35380