RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2016:0638)

Critical Nessus Plugin ID 90570

Synopsis

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

Description

An 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)

Solution

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

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:0638

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1651

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1652

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1653

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1654

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1655

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1656

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1657

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1658

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1659

Plugin Details

Severity: Critical

ID: 90570

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2016-0638.nasl

Version: 2.15

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/04/19

Updated: 2019/10/24

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Critical

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 10

Temporal Score: 7.4

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

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: 2016/04/18

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/04/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1651, CVE-2016-1652, CVE-2016-1653, CVE-2016-1654, CVE-2016-1655, CVE-2016-1656, CVE-2016-1657, CVE-2016-1658, CVE-2016-1659

RHSA: 2016:0638