RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2016:1262)

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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 51.0.2704.103.

Security Fix(es) :

* Multiple 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-2016-1704)

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-1704.html
http://www.nessus.org/u?0892ec7f
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-1262.html

Solution :

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

Risk factor :

Medium / CVSS Base Score : 6.8
(CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
CVSS Temporal Score : 5.0
(CVSS2#E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
Public Exploit Available : false

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 91724 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-1704

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