Google Chrome < 49.0.2623.87 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9203

Synopsis

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

Description

The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote host is prior to 49.0.2623.87, and is affected by multiple vulnerabilities :

- A type confusion error exists in the Blink rendering engine that allows a remote attacker, via a malicious website, to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-1643)
- A use-after-free error exists in the Blink rendering engine that allows a remote attacker, via a malicious website, to deference already freed memory, resulting in the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-1644)
- An out-of-bounds write error exists in PDFium, the PDF rendering library, that allows a remote attacker to manipulate the system memory, resulting the execution of arbitrary code. (CVE-2016-1645)

Solution

Update the Chrome browser to 49.0.2623.87 or later.

See Also

http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/03/stable-channel-update_8.html

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 9203

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2016/04/05

Modified: 2018/09/16

Dependencies: 4645

Nessus ID: 89786

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSSv2

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 8.1

Temporal Score: 7.5

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Patch Publication Date: 2016/03/08

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/02/26

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1643, CVE-2016-1644, CVE-2016-1645