Google Chrome < 21.0.1180.75 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6536


The remote host contains a web browser that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities.


Versions of Google Chrome earlier than 21.0.1180.75 are potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- An unspecified use-after-free error exists in the PDF viewer. (CVE-2012-2862)

- An unspecified out-of-bounds write error exists in the PDF viewer. (CVE-2012-2863)

- Successful exploitation of either issue could lead to an application crash or even allow arbitrary code execution, subject to the user's privileges.


Upgrade to Google Chrome 21.0.1180.75 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6536

File Name: 6536.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2012/08/14

Modified: 2016/12/10

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 61462

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 6.9

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

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


Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Patch Publication Date: 2012/08/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/08/08

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-2862, CVE-2012-2863

BID: 54897