Google Chrome < 48.0.2564.116 Blink Same-Origin Policy Bypass

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9201


The remote host is utilizing a web browser that is affected by a same-origin bypass vulnerability.


The version of Google Chrome on the remote host is prior to 48.0.2564.116 and is affected by a flaw in the Blink rendering engine that may allow a context-dependent attacker to bypass the same-origin policy and escape the sandbox allowing the attacker to execute code with elevated privileges. (CVE-2016-1629)


Update the Chrome browser to 48.0.2564.116 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 9201

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2016/04/05

Modified: 2016/04/05

Dependencies: 4645

Nessus ID: 88956

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 9.3

Temporal Score: 8.1

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

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


Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.7


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Patch Publication Date: 2016/02/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/02/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1629

BID: 83302