Debian DSA-5289-1 : chromium - security update

critical Nessus Plugin ID 168215

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing a security-related update.

Description

The remote Debian 11 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dsa-5289 advisory.

- Heap buffer overflow in GPU in Google Chrome prior to 107.0.5304.121 allowed a remote attacker who had compromised the renderer process to potentially perform a sandbox escape via a crafted HTML page.
(Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2022-4135)

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

Solution

Upgrade the chromium packages.

For the stable distribution (bullseye), this problem has been fixed in version 107.0.5304.121-1~deb11u1.

See Also

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/source-package/chromium

https://www.debian.org/security/2022/dsa-5289

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2022-4135

https://packages.debian.org/source/bullseye/chromium

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 168215

File Name: debian_DSA-5289.nasl

Version: 1.6

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 11/28/2022

Updated: 12/8/2022

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.9

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-2022-4135

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: p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:chromium, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:chromium-common, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:chromium-driver, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:chromium-l10n, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:chromium-sandbox, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:chromium-shell, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:11.0

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/Debian/release, Host/Debian/dpkg-l

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 11/27/2022

Vulnerability Publication Date: 11/24/2022

CISA Known Exploited Dates: 12/19/2022

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2022-4135

IAVA: 2022-A-0501-S