Google Chrome < 23.0.1271.95 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 6629

Synopsis

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

Description

Versions of Google Chrome earlier than 23.0.1271.95 are potentially affected by the following vulnerabilities :

- A use-after-free error exists related to media source handling. (CVE-2012-5137)

- An unspecified error exists related to file path handling. (CVE-2012-5138)
Successful exploitation of either of these issues could lead to an application crash or even allow arbitrary code execution, subject to the user's privileges.

Solution

Upgrade to Google Chrome 23.0.1271.95 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?47d38cbb

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 6629

File Name: 6629.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2012/11/30

Modified: 2016/12/06

Dependencies: 1735, 8314

Nessus ID: 63110

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.1

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Patch Publication Date: 2012/11/29

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2012/11/29

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2012-5137, CVE-2012-5138

BID: 56741