Fedora 27 : chromium (2018-4a16e37c81)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 117647

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to Chromium 69. (EPEL-7 update is blocked by a GCC bug:
1629813, so as soon as devtoolset-8 arrives...)

Fixes a lot of security issues, like every major release of Chromium, including CVE-2018-16087 CVE-2018-16088 CVE-2018-16086CVE-2018-16065 CVE-2018-16066 CVE-2018-16067 CVE-2018-16068 CVE-2018-16069 CVE-2018-16070 CVE-2018-16071 CVE-2018-16072 CVE-2018-16073 CVE-2018-16074 CVE-2018-16075 CVE-2018-16076 CVE-2018-16077 CVE-2018-16078

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Update to Chromium 68. Security fix for CVE-2018-4117 CVE-2018-6044 CVE-2018-6150 CVE-2018-6151 CVE-2018-6152 CVE-2018-6153 CVE-2018-6154 CVE-2018-6155 CVE-2018-6156 CVE-2018-6157 CVE-2018-6158 CVE-2018-6159 CVE-2018-6161 CVE-2018-6162 CVE-2018-6163 CVE-2018-6149

Note that Tenable Network Security has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora update system website.
Tenable has attempted to automatically clean and format it as much as possible without introducing additional issues.

Solution

Update the affected chromium package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-4a16e37c81

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 117647

File Name: fedora_2018-4a16e37c81.nasl

Version: 1.8

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 9/24/2018

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.3

Vector: AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Temporal Vector: E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.6

Temporal Score: 8.6

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:H/I:H/A:H

Temporal Vector: E:P/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:chromium, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:27

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/RedHat/release, Host/RedHat/rpm-list

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 9/21/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/3/2018

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16065, CVE-2018-16066, CVE-2018-16067, CVE-2018-16068, CVE-2018-16069, CVE-2018-16070, CVE-2018-16071, CVE-2018-16072, CVE-2018-16073, CVE-2018-16074, CVE-2018-16075, CVE-2018-16076, CVE-2018-16077, CVE-2018-16078, CVE-2018-16079, CVE-2018-16080, CVE-2018-16081, CVE-2018-16082, CVE-2018-16083, CVE-2018-16084, CVE-2018-16085, CVE-2018-16086, CVE-2018-16087, CVE-2018-16088, CVE-2018-4117, CVE-2018-6044, CVE-2018-6149, CVE-2018-6150, CVE-2018-6151, CVE-2018-6152, CVE-2018-6153, CVE-2018-6154, CVE-2018-6155, CVE-2018-6156, CVE-2018-6157, CVE-2018-6158, CVE-2018-6159, CVE-2018-6160, CVE-2018-6161, CVE-2018-6162, CVE-2018-6163, CVE-2018-6164, CVE-2018-6165, CVE-2018-6166, CVE-2018-6167, CVE-2018-6168, CVE-2018-6169, CVE-2018-6170, CVE-2018-6171, CVE-2018-6172, CVE-2018-6173, CVE-2018-6174, CVE-2018-6175, CVE-2018-6176, CVE-2018-6177, CVE-2018-6178, CVE-2018-6179