Fedora 37 : chromium (2023-fd4786cc83)

high Nessus Plugin ID 170970

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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Fedora 37 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the FEDORA-2023-fd4786cc83 advisory.

- Use after free in WebTransport in Google Chrome prior to 109.0.5414.119 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2023-0471)

- Use after free in WebRTC in Google Chrome prior to 109.0.5414.119 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2023-0472)

- Type Confusion in ServiceWorker API in Google Chrome prior to 109.0.5414.119 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: Medium) (CVE-2023-0473)

- Use after free in GuestView in Google Chrome prior to 109.0.5414.119 allowed an attacker who convinced a user to install a malicious extension to potentially exploit heap corruption via a Chrome web app.
(Chromium security severity: Medium) (CVE-2023-0474)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues 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-2023-fd4786cc83

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 170970

File Name: fedora_2023-fd4786cc83.nasl

Version: 1.1

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2/3/2023

Updated: 2/7/2023

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 8.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2023-0474

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: CVSS:3.0/E:U/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:chromium, cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:37

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/27/2023

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/24/2023

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2023-0471, CVE-2023-0472, CVE-2023-0473, CVE-2023-0474