Google Chrome < 17.0.963.46 Multiple Vulnerabilities

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6312


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


Versions of Google Chrome earlier than 17.0.963.46 are potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- Clipboard monitoring after a paste action is possible. (CVE-2011-3953)

- Application crashes are possible with excessive database usage, killing an 'IndexDB' transaction, signature checks and processing unusual certificates. (CVE-2011-3954, CVE-2011-3955, CVE-2011-3965, CVE-2011-3967)

- Sandboxed origins are not handled properly inside extensions. (CVE-2011-3956)

- Use-after-free errors exist related to PDF garbage collection, stylesheet error handling, CSS handling, SVG layout and 'mousemove' event handling. (CVE-2011-3957, CVE-2011-3966, CVE-2011-3968, CVE-2011-3969, CVE-2011-3971)

- An error exists related to bad casting and column spans. (CVE-2011-3958)

- A buffer overflow exists related to locale handling. (CVE-2011-3959)

- Out-of-bounds read errors exist related to audio decoding, path clipping, PDF fax imaging, 'libxslt', and the shader translator. (CVE-2011-3960, CVE-2011-3962, CVE-2011-3963, CVE-2011-3970, CVE-2011-3972)

- A race condition exists after a utility process crashes. (CVE-2011-3961)

- An unspecified error exists related to the URL bar after drag and drop operations. (CVE-2011-3964)


Upgrade to Google Chrome 17.0.963.46 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6312

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2/8/2012

Updated: 3/6/2019

Nessus ID: 57876

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 6.9

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: E:U/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Patch Publication Date: 2/8/2012

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/8/2012

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2011-3953

BID: 51911

IAVA: 2013-A-0031