Debian dsa-5676 : chromium - security update

high Nessus Plugin ID 194910

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-5676 advisory.

- Use after free in Picture In Picture in Google Chrome prior to 124.0.6367.118 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2024-4331)

- Use after free in Dawn in Google Chrome prior to 124.0.6367.118 allowed a remote attacker to potentially exploit heap corruption via a crafted HTML page. (Chromium security severity: High) (CVE-2024-4368)

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-2024-4331

https://security-tracker.debian.org/tracker/CVE-2024-4368

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

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 194910

File Name: debian_DSA-5676.nasl

Version: 1.2

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/2/2024

Updated: 5/10/2024

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: High

Score: 7.4

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

CVSS Score Source: CVE-2024-4368

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: 5/2/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 4/30/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-4331, CVE-2024-4368

IAVA: 2024-A-0267-S