RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2018:3004)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 118373
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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 70.0.3538.67.

Security Fix(es) :

* chromium-browser: Sandbox escape in AppCache (CVE-2018-17462)

* chromium-browser: Remote code execution in V8 (CVE-2018-17463)

* chromium-browser: URL spoof in Omnibox (CVE-2018-17464)

* chromium-browser: Use after free in V8 (CVE-2018-17465)

* chromium-browser: Memory corruption in Angle (CVE-2018-17466)

* lcms2: Integer overflow in AllocateDataSet() in cmscgats.c leading to heap-based buffer overflow (CVE-2018-16435)

* chromium-browser: URL spoof in Omnibox (CVE-2018-17467)

* chromium-browser: Cross-origin URL disclosure in Blink (CVE-2018-17468)

* chromium-browser: Heap buffer overflow in PDFium (CVE-2018-17469)

* chromium-browser: Memory corruption in GPU Internals (CVE-2018-17470)

* chromium-browser: Security UI occlusion in full screen mode (CVE-2018-17471)

* chromium-browser: URL spoof in Omnibox (CVE-2018-17473)

* chromium-browser: Use after free in Blink (CVE-2018-17474)

* chromium-browser: Lack of limits on update() in ServiceWorker (CVE-2018-5179)

* chromium-browser: URL spoof in Omnibox (CVE-2018-17475)

* chromium-browser: Security UI occlusion in full screen mode (CVE-2018-17476)

* chromium-browser: UI spoof in Extensions (CVE-2018-17477)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in the References section.

Solution

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

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:3004

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-5179

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-16435

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-17462

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-17463

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-17464

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-17465

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-17466

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-17467

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-17468

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-17469

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-17470

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-17471

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-17473

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-17474

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-17475

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-17476

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2018-17477

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 118373

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2018-3004.nasl

Version: 1.9

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 10/25/2018

Updated: 5/29/2020

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.6

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:chromium-browser, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:chromium-browser-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 10/24/2018

Vulnerability Publication Date: 9/4/2018

Exploitable With

Metasploit (Google Chrome 67, 68 and 69 Object.create exploit)

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2018-16435, CVE-2018-17462, CVE-2018-17463, CVE-2018-17464, CVE-2018-17465, CVE-2018-17466, CVE-2018-17467, CVE-2018-17468, CVE-2018-17469, CVE-2018-17470, CVE-2018-17471, CVE-2018-17473, CVE-2018-17474, CVE-2018-17475, CVE-2018-17476, CVE-2018-17477, CVE-2018-5179

RHSA: 2018:3004