RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2014:1894)

This script is Copyright (C) 2014-2017 Tenable Network Security, Inc.


Synopsis :

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description :

Updated chromium-browser packages that fix multiple security issues
are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important
security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each
vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

Chromium is an open source web browser, powered by WebKit (Blink).

Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A
web page containing malicious content could cause Chromium to crash
or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the
user running Chromium. (CVE-2014-7904, CVE-2014-7906, CVE-2014-7907,
CVE-2014-7910, CVE-2014-7908, CVE-2014-7909)

A flaw was found in the way Chromium parsed certain URL values. A
malicious attacker could use this flaw to perform phishing attacks.
(CVE-2014-7899)

All Chromium users should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain Chromium version 39.0.2171.65, which corrects these issues.
After installing the update, Chromium must be restarted for the
changes to take effect.

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-7899.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-7904.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-7906.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-7907.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-7908.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-7909.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2014-7910.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?b6ea19e1
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2014-1894.html

Solution :

Update the affected chromium-browser and / or
chromium-browser-debuginfo packages.

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 7.5
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.9
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 79426 ()

Bugtraq ID: 71159
71160
71161
71166
71167
71168
71170

CVE ID: CVE-2014-7899
CVE-2014-7904
CVE-2014-7906
CVE-2014-7907
CVE-2014-7908
CVE-2014-7909
CVE-2014-7910

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