Google Chrome < 2.0.172.37 Buffer Overflow

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5099

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote host is earlier than 2.0.172.37. Such versions are reportedly affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A heap overflow exists when evaluating specially crafted regular expressions in Javascript. This could lead to a denial of service or the remote execution of arbitrary code withing the Google Chrome sandbox.

- A memory corruption issue exists in the renderer process that could cause a denial of service or possibly allow arbitrary code execution with the privileges of the logged on user.

- A denial-of-service issue when the application handles a maliciously crafted webpage containing a 'HTMLSelectElement' object with a large length attribute.

Solution

Upgrade to Google Chrome 2.0.172.37 or later.

See Also

http://www.securityfocus.com/archive/1/504969/100/0/threaded

http://www.nessus.org/u?8f3cdeb6

http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2009/07/stable-beta-update-security-fix.html

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5099

File Name: 5099.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2009/07/16

Modified: 2016/11/23

Dependencies: 4645

Nessus ID: 39852

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 4.9

Vector: CVSS3#AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:L/I:L/A:L

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Patch Publication Date: 2009/07/16

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/07/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2555, CVE-2009-2556, CVE-2009-1692, CVE-2009-2535

BID: 35722, 35723, 35446

OSVDB: 55939, 56245