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

Medium 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: Medium

ID: 91449

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

Version: 2.10

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/06/03

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: 2016/06/02

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/06/05

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