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Google Chrome < 38.0.2125.122 Multiple Vulnerabilities

High

Synopsis

The remote host has a web browser installed that contains an unpatched Flash engine and is thus vulnerable to a number of issues.

Description

Google Chrome comes bundled with Flash player, and the 38.0.2125.122 version of Chrome contains an update to Flash, which resolves the following vulnerabilities:

- Multiple memory corruption vulnerabilities allow an attacker to execute arbitrary code. (CVE-2014-0576, CVE-2014-0581, CVE-2014-8440, CVE-2014-8441)

- Multiple use-after-free vulnerabilities could result in arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-0573, CVE-2014-0588, CVE-2014-8438, CVE-2014-0574)

- Multiple type confusion vulnerabilities could result in arbitrary code execution. (CVE-2014-0577, CVE-2014-0584, CVE-2014-0585, CVE-2014-0586, CVE-2014-0590)

- Multiple heap-based buffer overflow vulnerabilities can be exploited to execute arbitrary code or elevate privileges. (CVE-2014-0583, CVE-2014-0582, CVE-2014-0589)

- A permission issue that allows a remote attacker to gain elevated privileges. (CVE-2014-8442)

- An information disclosure vulnerability can be exploited to disclose secret session tokens. (CVE-2014-8437)

Additionally a number of undisclosed issues have been fixed.

Solution

Update the Chrome browser to 38.0.2125.122, or later.