Fedora 29 : chromium (2018-34f7f68029)

high Nessus Plugin ID 120342
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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing a security update.

Description

Update to chromium 70.0.3538.77. Fixes 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-2018-5179 CVE-2018-17477

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Solution

Update the affected chromium package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2018-34f7f68029

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 120342

File Name: fedora_2018-34f7f68029.nasl

Version: 1.7

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/3/2019

Updated: 1/6/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2018-17474

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.6

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:chromium, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:29

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: 11/23/2018

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-2018-17472, CVE-2018-17473, CVE-2018-17474, CVE-2018-17475, CVE-2018-17476, CVE-2018-17477, CVE-2018-5179