RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2016:1201)

high Nessus Plugin ID 91449

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 51.0.2704.79.

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-2016-1696, CVE-2016-1697, CVE-2016-1703, CVE-2016-1698, CVE-2016-1699, CVE-2016-1700, CVE-2016-1701, CVE-2016-1702)

Solution

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

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1201

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1696

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1697

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1698

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1699

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1700

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1701

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1702

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-1703

Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 91449

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2016-1201.nasl

Version: 2.13

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 6/3/2016

Updated: 5/29/2020

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

Risk Information

VPR

Risk Factor: Medium

Score: 5.9

CVSS v2

Risk Factor: Medium

Base Score: 6.8

Temporal Score: 5

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

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

CVSS v3

Risk Factor: High

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: 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 Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 6/2/2016

Vulnerability Publication Date: 6/5/2016

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-1696, CVE-2016-1697, CVE-2016-1698, CVE-2016-1699, CVE-2016-1700, CVE-2016-1701, CVE-2016-1702, CVE-2016-1703

RHSA: 2016:1201