RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2016:0638)

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Synopsis :

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

Description :

An update for chromium-browser is now available for Red Hat Enterprise
Linux 6 Supplementary.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security
impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base
score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each
vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.

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

This update upgrades Chromium to version 50.0.2661.75.

Security Fix(es) :

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-2016-1652, CVE-2016-1653, CVE-2016-1651,
CVE-2016-1654, CVE-2016-1655, CVE-2016-1656, CVE-2016-1657,
CVE-2016-1658, CVE-2016-1659)

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-1651.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-1652.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-1653.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-1654.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-1655.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-1656.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-1657.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-1658.html
https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-1659.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?d2fb8d51
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0638.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 : 7.4
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 90570 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1651
CVE-2016-1652
CVE-2016-1653
CVE-2016-1654
CVE-2016-1655
CVE-2016-1656
CVE-2016-1657
CVE-2016-1658
CVE-2016-1659

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