RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2015:1023)

High Nessus Plugin ID 83808

Synopsis

The remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.

Description

Updated chromium-browser packages that fix multiple security issues are now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the CVE links in the References section.

Chromium is an open source web browser, powered by WebKit (Blink).

Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Chromium to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Chromium. (CVE-2015-1251, CVE-2015-1252, CVE-2015-1253, CVE-2015-1254, CVE-2015-1255, CVE-2015-1256, CVE-2015-1257, CVE-2015-1258, CVE-2015-1259, CVE-2015-1260, CVE-2015-1261, CVE-2015-1262, CVE-2015-1263, CVE-2015-1264, CVE-2015-1265)

All Chromium users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain Chromium version 43.0.2357.65, which corrects these issues.
After installing the update, Chromium must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

Solution

Update the affected chromium-browser and / or chromium-browser-debuginfo packages.

See Also

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2015/05/

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015:1023

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1260

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1261

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1262

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1263

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1264

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1265

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1251

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1253

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1252

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1255

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1254

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1257

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1256

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1259

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1258

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 83808

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2015-1023.nasl

Version: 2.18

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/05/26

Updated: 2019/09/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.9

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

Temporal Vector: CVSS2#E:POC/RL:OF/RC:C

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:chromium-browser, p-cpe:/a:redhat:enterprise_linux:chromium-browser-debuginfo, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6, cpe:/o:redhat:enterprise_linux:6.6

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

Exploit Available: true

Exploit Ease: Exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/05/25

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/05/20

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1251, CVE-2015-1252, CVE-2015-1253, CVE-2015-1254, CVE-2015-1255, CVE-2015-1256, CVE-2015-1257, CVE-2015-1258, CVE-2015-1259, CVE-2015-1260, CVE-2015-1261, CVE-2015-1262, CVE-2015-1263, CVE-2015-1264, CVE-2015-1265

BID: 74723, 74727

RHSA: 2015:1023