Google Chrome < 3.0.195.33 Security Bypass Vulnerability.

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5234

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote host is earlier than 3.0.195.33. Such versions are potentially affected by a security bypass vulnerability caused by custom headers being incorrectly sent for 'CORS OPTIONS' requests. A malicious web site operator could set custom HTTP headers on cross-origin 'OPTIONS' requests.

Solution

Upgrade to Google Chrome 3.0.195.33 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?bfb8307e

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 5234

File Name: 5234.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2009/11/13

Modified: 2016/12/06

Dependencies: 4645

Nessus ID: 42798

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSSv2

Base Score: 5.8

Temporal Score: 4.8

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

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 4.8

Temporal Score: 4.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

Patch Publication Date: 2009/11/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2009/11/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2009-2816

BID: 36997

OSVDB: 59967