Google Chrome < 67.0.3396.87 RCE

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 700360
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The remote host is utilizing a web browser that is affected by a Remote Code Execution (RCE) attack vector.


The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote host is prior to 67.0.3396.87, and is affected by an out-of-bounds write flaw that may allow a context-dependent attacker to manipulate memory content and execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2018-6149)


Upgrade to Chrome version 67.0.3396.87 or later.

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 700360

Family: Web Clients

Published: 8/23/2018

Updated: 3/6/2019

Risk Information


Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:2.3:a:google:chrome:*:*:*:*:*:*:*:*

Patch Publication Date: 6/5/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/4/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-6149

BID: 104440