Google Chrome < Security Bypass Vulnerability.

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 5234


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 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.


Upgrade to Google Chrome or later.

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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


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


Base Score: 4.8

Temporal Score: 4.5


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