Google Chrome < RCE

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5193


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


The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote host is earlier than Such versions are potentially affected by a remote code execution vulnerability. The 'v8' engine usees a common 'dtoa()' implementation to parse strings into floating point numbers. An attacker, exploiting this flaw, can execute arbitrary code in the Google Chrome sandbox.


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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5193

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2009/10/01

Updated: 2019/03/06

Nessus ID: 41958

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 5.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Patch Publication Date: 2009/09/30

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/09/30

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-0689

BID: 36565