Fedora 39 : chromium (2024-44b1f656a3)

high Nessus Plugin ID 189220

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Synopsis

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

Description

The remote Fedora 39 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the FEDORA-2024-44b1f656a3 advisory.

- Out of bounds write in V8 in Google Chrome prior to 120.0.6099.224 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2024-0517)

- Type confusion in V8 in Google Chrome prior to 120.0.6099.224 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2024-0518)

- Out of bounds memory access in V8 in Google Chrome prior to 120.0.6099.224 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2024-0519)

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-2024-44b1f656a3

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 189220

File Name: fedora_2024-44b1f656a3.nasl

Version: 1.3

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 1/19/2024

Updated: 1/26/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Critical

Score: 9.5

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 8.3

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-0519

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 8.2

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:F/RL:O/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:39, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:chromium

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 1/17/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 1/16/2024

CISA Known Exploited Vulnerability Due Dates: 2/7/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-0517, CVE-2024-0518, CVE-2024-0519

FEDORA: 2024-44b1f656a3

IAVA: 2024-A-0042-S