Google Chrome < RCE

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5141


The remote host contains a web browser that is vulnerable to a remote code execution attack.


The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote host is earlier than Such versions have a flaw in the V8 Javascript engine which could potentially allow specially-crafted Javascript on a eb page to read unauthorize memory, bypassing security checks. An attacker could exploit this to run arbitrary code within the Chrome sand-box.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5141

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2009/08/26

Modified: 2016/12/10

Dependencies: 4645

Nessus ID: 40778

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

Patch Publication Date: 2009/08/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/08/25

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2935

BID: 36149