RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2016:2672)

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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 54.0.2840.90.

Security Fix(es) :

* A flaw was 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-2016-5198)

See also :

https://www.redhat.com/security/data/cve/CVE-2016-5198.html
https://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/11/
http://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-2672.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 : 5.3
(CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:ND)
Public Exploit Available : true

Family: Red Hat Local Security Checks

Nessus Plugin ID: 94625 ()

Bugtraq ID:

CVE ID: CVE-2016-5198

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