Fedora 40 : chromium (2024-44edce9689)

high Nessus Plugin ID 197710



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


The remote Fedora 40 host has a package installed that is affected by multiple vulnerabilities as referenced in the FEDORA-2024-44edce9689 advisory.

update to 125.0.6422.76

* High CVE-2024-5157: Use after free in Scheduling
* High CVE-2024-5158: Type Confusion in V8
* High CVE-2024-5159: Heap buffer overflow in ANGLE
* High CVE-2024-5160: Heap buffer overflow in Dawn

Tenable has extracted the preceding description block directly from the Fedora security advisory.

Note that Nessus has not tested for these issues but has instead relied only on the application's self-reported version number.


Update the affected chromium package.

See Also


Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 197710

File Name: fedora_2024-44edce9689.nasl

Version: 1.0

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 5/23/2024

Updated: 5/23/2024

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

Risk Information


Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7


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-2024-5160


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: cpe:/o:fedoraproject:fedora:40, p-cpe:/a:fedoraproject:fedora:chromium

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

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 5/22/2024

Vulnerability Publication Date: 5/21/2024

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2024-5157, CVE-2024-5158, CVE-2024-5159, CVE-2024-5160