Debian dsa-5675 : chromium - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 193963

Synopsis

The remote Debian host is missing one or more security-related updates.

Description

The remote Debian 12 host has packages installed that are affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the dsa-5675 advisory.

- Type confusion in ANGLE in Google Chrome prior to 124.0.6367.78 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: Critical) (CVE-2024-4058)

- Out of bounds read in V8 API in Google Chrome prior to 124.0.6367.78 allowed a remote attacker to leak cross-site data via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2024-4059)

- Use after free in Dawn in Google Chrome prior to 124.0.6367.78 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2024-4060)

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues 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-2024-4058

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2024-4059

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2024-4060

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 193963

File Name: debian_DSA-5675.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 4/26/2024

Updated: 6/10/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

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-2024-4058

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:debian:debian_linux:chromium-common, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:chromium-l10n, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:chromium-shell, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:chromium, cpe:/o:debian:debian_linux:12.0, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:chromium-sandbox, p-cpe:/a:debian:debian_linux:chromium-driver

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 4/26/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/24/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-4058, CVE-2024-4059, CVE-2024-4060