RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2016:0638)
Critical Nessus Plugin ID 90570
SynopsisThe remote Red Hat host is missing one or more security updates.
DescriptionAn update for chromium-browser is now available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary.
Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having a security impact of Important. A Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base score, which gives a detailed severity rating, is available for each vulnerability from the CVE link(s) in the References section.
Chromium is an open source web browser, powered by WebKit (Blink).
This update upgrades Chromium to version 50.0.2661.75.
Security Fix(es) :
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-2016-1652, CVE-2016-1653, CVE-2016-1651, CVE-2016-1654, CVE-2016-1655, CVE-2016-1656, CVE-2016-1657, CVE-2016-1658, CVE-2016-1659)
SolutionUpdate the affected chromium-browser and / or chromium-browser-debuginfo packages.