RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2015:2545)

critical Nessus Plugin ID 87195

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 Critical 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, execute arbitrary code, or disclose sensitive information when visited by the victim. (CVE-2015-6764, CVE-2015-6765, CVE-2015-6766, CVE-2015-6767, CVE-2015-6768, CVE-2015-6769, CVE-2015-6770, CVE-2015-6771, CVE-2015-6772, CVE-2015-6773, CVE-2015-6774, CVE-2015-6775, CVE-2015-6776, CVE-2015-6777, CVE-2015-6778, CVE-2015-6779, CVE-2015-6780, CVE-2015-6781, CVE-2015-6782, CVE-2015-6784, CVE-2015-6785, CVE-2015-6786, CVE-2015-6787)

All Chromium users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain Chromium version 47.0.2526.73, 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

http://www.nessus.org/u?cb87862e

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015:2545

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6786

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6779

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6778

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6777

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6776

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6775

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6774

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6773

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6772

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6771

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6770

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6768

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6769

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6784

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6785

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6782

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6780

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6781

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6764

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6765

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6766

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6767

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2015-6787

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 87195

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2015-2545.nasl

Version: 2.16

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 12/4/2015

Updated: 5/29/2020

Supported Sensors: Frictionless Assessment Agent, Frictionless Assessment AWS, Frictionless Assessment Azure, Nessus Agent

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 6.7

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Critical

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.8

Vector: AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Temporal Vector: 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:6.7

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: 12/3/2015

Vulnerability Publication Date: 12/6/2015

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2015-6764, CVE-2015-6765, CVE-2015-6766, CVE-2015-6767, CVE-2015-6768, CVE-2015-6769, CVE-2015-6770, CVE-2015-6771, CVE-2015-6772, CVE-2015-6773, CVE-2015-6774, CVE-2015-6775, CVE-2015-6776, CVE-2015-6777, CVE-2015-6778, CVE-2015-6779, CVE-2015-6780, CVE-2015-6781, CVE-2015-6782, CVE-2015-6784, CVE-2015-6785, CVE-2015-6786, CVE-2015-6787

RHSA: 2015:2545