Google Chrome < 72.0.3626.121 Use-After-Free

high Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 700422
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Synopsis

The remote host is utilizing a web browser that is affected by a Use-After-Free (UAF) vulnerability as referenced in the 2019_03_stable-channel-update-for-desktop advisory.

Description

The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 72.0.3626.121. It is, therefore, affected by a UAF vulnerability as referenced in the 2019_03_stable-channel-update-for-desktop advisory.

Solution

Upgrade to Chrome version 72.0.3626.121 or later.

See Also

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2019/03/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 700422

Family: Web Clients

Published: 3/1/2019

Updated: 3/25/2019

Nessus ID: 122617

Risk Information

CVSS v2

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

Vulnerability Information

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

Patch Publication Date: 3/1/2019

Vulnerability Publication Date: 3/1/2019

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2019-5786

BID: 107213