Google Chrome < 54.0.2840.87 RCE

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9789


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 54.0.2840.87, and is affected by an out-of-bounds access flaw that is triggered when handling stable map assumption for globals. This may allow a context-dependent attacker to crash a process linked against the library or potentially execute arbitrary code.


Update the Chrome browser to 54.0.2840.87 or later.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 9789

File Name: 9789.prm

Family: Web Clients

Published: 2016/11/18

Modified: 2016/11/18

Dependencies: 4645

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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


Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.3


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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Patch Publication Date: 2016/11/09

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/10/21

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5198