RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2016:1190)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 91440

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 51.0.2704.63.

Security Fix(es) :

* Multiple 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-2016-1672, CVE-2016-1673, CVE-2016-1674, CVE-2016-1675, CVE-2016-1676, CVE-2016-1678, CVE-2016-1679, CVE-2016-1680, CVE-2016-1681, CVE-2016-1695, CVE-2016-1677, CVE-2016-1682, CVE-2016-1683, CVE-2016-1684, CVE-2016-1685, CVE-2016-1686, CVE-2016-1687, CVE-2016-1688, CVE-2016-1689, CVE-2016-1690, CVE-2016-1691, CVE-2016-1692, CVE-2016-1693, CVE-2016-1694)

Solution

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

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1190

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1672

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1673

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1674

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1675

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1676

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1677

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1678

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1679

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1680

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1681

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1682

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1683

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1684

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1685

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1686

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1687

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1688

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1689

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1690

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1691

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1692

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1693

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1694

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1695

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 91440

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2016-1190.nasl

Version: 2.19

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/06/02

Updated: 2019/09/12

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium

CVSS v2.0

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3.0

Base Score: 8.8

Temporal Score: 7.7

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

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: 2016/06/01

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/06/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1672, CVE-2016-1673, CVE-2016-1674, CVE-2016-1675, CVE-2016-1676, CVE-2016-1677, CVE-2016-1678, CVE-2016-1679, CVE-2016-1680, CVE-2016-1681, CVE-2016-1682, CVE-2016-1683, CVE-2016-1684, CVE-2016-1685, CVE-2016-1686, CVE-2016-1687, CVE-2016-1688, CVE-2016-1689, CVE-2016-1690, CVE-2016-1691, CVE-2016-1692, CVE-2016-1693, CVE-2016-1694, CVE-2016-1695

RHSA: 2016:1190