Google Chrome < 54.0.2840.87 RCE

Medium Nessus Network Monitor Plugin ID 9789

Synopsis

The remote host is utilizing a web browser that is affected by a remote code execution (RCE) attack vector.

Description

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.

Solution

Update the Chrome browser to 54.0.2840.87 or later.

See Also

https://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/11/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_9.html

https://www.scmagazine.com/google-issues-latest-fixes-for-chrome-desktop-version/article/572377

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

CVSSv2

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

CVSSv3

Base Score: 5.6

Temporal Score: 5.3

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

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