Fedora 33 : chromium (2021-05afa65d39)

high Nessus Plugin ID 146363

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Synopsis

The remote Fedora host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

The remote Fedora 33 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the FEDORA-2021-05afa65d39 advisory.

- Use after free in Payments in Google Chrome on Mac prior to 88.0.4324.146 allowed a remote attacker to potentially perform a sandbox escape via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-21142)

- Heap buffer overflow in Extensions in Google Chrome prior to 88.0.4324.146 allowed an attacker who convinced a user to install a malicious extension to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted Chrome Extension. (CVE-2021-21143)

- Heap buffer overflow in Tab Groups in Google Chrome prior to 88.0.4324.146 allowed an attacker who convinced a user to install a malicious extension to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted Chrome Extension. (CVE-2021-21144)

- Use after free in Fonts in Google Chrome prior to 88.0.4324.146 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-21145)

- Use after free in Navigation in Google Chrome prior to 88.0.4324.146 allowed a remote attacker who had compromised the renderer process to potentially perform a sandbox escape via a crafted HTML page.
(CVE-2021-21146)

- Inappropriate implementation in Skia in Google Chrome prior to 88.0.4324.146 allowed a local attacker to spoof the contents of the Omnibox (URL bar) via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-21147)

- Heap buffer overflow in V8 in Google Chrome prior to 88.0.4324.150 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (CVE-2021-21148)

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 package.

See Also

https://bodhi.fedoraproject.org/updates/FEDORA-2021-05afa65d39

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 146363

File Name: fedora_2021-05afa65d39.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/10/2021

Updated: 11/30/2021

Dependencies: ssh_get_info.nasl

Risk Information

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2021-21148

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:33, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:chromium

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2/8/2021

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2/8/2021

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2021-21142, CVE-2021-21143, CVE-2021-21144, CVE-2021-21145, CVE-2021-21146, CVE-2021-21147, CVE-2021-21148