RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2016:0429)

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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,
execute arbitrary code, or disclose sensitive information when visited
by the victim. (CVE-2016-1643, CVE-2016-1644, CVE-2016-1645)

All Chromium users should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain Chromium version 49.0.2623.87, 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-2016-1643.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-1644.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-1645.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?26e58257
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0429.html

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

High / CVSS Base Score : 9.3
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
CVSS Temporal Score : 7.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 89821 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1643
CVE-2016-1644
CVE-2016-1645

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