RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2016:0286)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

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

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Critical
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).

Two flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web
page containing malicious content could cause Chromium to crash,
execute arbitrary code, or disclose sensitive information when visited
by the victim. (CVE-2016-1629)

All Chromium users should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain Chromium version 48.0.2564.116, 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-2016-1629.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?63641ede
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0286.html

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
(CVSS2#E:F/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 88890 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1629

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