Google Chrome < 71.0.3578.98

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 119684

Synopsis

A web browser installed on the remote Windows host is affected by a use after free vulnerability

Description

The version of Google Chrome installed on the remote Windows host is prior to 71.0.3578.98. It is, therefore, affected by a use after free vulnerability in pdfium. This could allow a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted pdf file as noted in Google Chrome stable channel update release notes for 2018/12/12.
Please refer to the release notes for additional information.

Note that Nessus has not attempted to exploit these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Upgrade to Google Chrome version 71.0.3578.98 or later.

See Also

http://www.nessus.org/u?3702594f

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 119684

File Name: google_chrome_71_0_3578_98.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: windows

Family: Windows

Published: 2018/12/14

Updated: 2018/12/14

Dependencies: 34196

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-17481

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/a:google:chrome

Required KB Items: SMB/Google_Chrome/Installed

Patch Publication Date: 2018/12/12

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2018/12/12

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-17481