RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2015:1499)

High Nessus Plugin ID 85039

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-2015-1271, CVE-2015-1270, CVE-2015-1272, CVE-2015-1273, CVE-2015-1274, CVE-2015-1276, CVE-2015-1277, CVE-2015-1278, CVE-2015-1279, CVE-2015-1281, CVE-2015-1282, CVE-2015-1283, CVE-2015-1284, CVE-2015-1285, CVE-2015-1286, CVE-2015-1287, CVE-2015-1288, CVE-2015-1289, CVE-2015-5605)

All Chromium users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain Chromium version 44.0.2403.89, 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/2015/07/

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015:1499

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1286

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1287

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1284

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1285

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1282

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1283

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1279

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1278

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1277

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1276

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1274

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1273

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1272

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1271

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1270

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1281

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-5605

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1288

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-1289

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 85039

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2015-1499.nasl

Version: 2.21

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2015/07/28

Updated: 2019/09/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 9.8

Temporal Score: 8.5

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/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: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:6.7

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2015/07/27

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2015/07/22

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-1270, CVE-2015-1271, CVE-2015-1272, CVE-2015-1273, CVE-2015-1274, CVE-2015-1276, CVE-2015-1277, CVE-2015-1278, CVE-2015-1279, CVE-2015-1280, CVE-2015-1281, CVE-2015-1282, CVE-2015-1283, CVE-2015-1284, CVE-2015-1285, CVE-2015-1286, CVE-2015-1287, CVE-2015-1288, CVE-2015-1289, CVE-2015-5605

RHSA: 2015:1499