RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2020:5165)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 143164

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Redhat Enterprise Linux 6 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the RHSA-2020:5165 advisory.

- chromium-browser: Inappropriate implementation in V8 (CVE-2020-16013)

- chromium-browser: Inappropriate implementation in base (CVE-2020-16016)

- chromium-browser: Use after free in site isolation (CVE-2020-16017)

Note that Nessus has not tested for this issue but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.

Solution

Update the affected chromium-browser package.

See Also

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/358.html

https://cwe.mitre.org/data/definitions/416.html

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-16013

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-16016

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2020-16017

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:5165

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1896641

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1897206

https://bugzilla.redhat.com/1897207

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 143164

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2020-5165.nasl

Version: 1.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/23/2020

Updated: 1/18/2022

Supported Sensors: Agentless Assessment, Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2020-16017

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 9.6

Temporal Score: 9.2

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:rhel_eus:6.0, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:chromium-browser

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: 11/23/2020

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/9/2020

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 5/3/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2020-16013, CVE-2020-16016, CVE-2020-16017

RHSA: 2020:5165

IAVA: 2020-A-0530-S

CWE: 358, 416