Debian dsa-5598 : chromium - security update

medium Nessus Plugin ID 189093

Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Debian 11 / 12 host has packages installed that are affected by a vulnerability as referenced in the dsa-5598 advisory.

- Insufficient data validation in Extensions in Google Chrome prior to 120.0.6099.216 allowed an attacker in a privileged network position to install a malicious extension via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2024-0333)

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.

See Also

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

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2024-0333

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

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

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 189093

File Name: debian_DSA-5598.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/16/2024

Updated: 1/19/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.1

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.4

Temporal Score: 4

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-0333

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 5.3

Temporal Score: 4.6

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS:3.0/E:U/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, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:12.0

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/10/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/9/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-0333