RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2016:1905)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 93586

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 53.0.2785.113.

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-2016-5170, CVE-2016-5171, CVE-2016-5175, CVE-2016-5172, CVE-2016-5173, CVE-2016-5174)

Solution

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

See Also

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1905

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-5170

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-5171

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-5172

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-5173

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-5174

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-5175

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-5176

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2016-7549

Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 93586

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2016-1905.nasl

Version: 2.11

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/09/19

Updated: 2018/11/10

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

Exploit Available: false

Exploit Ease: No known exploits are available

Patch Publication Date: 2016/09/16

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5170, CVE-2016-5171, CVE-2016-5172, CVE-2016-5173, CVE-2016-5174, CVE-2016-5175, CVE-2016-5176, CVE-2016-7549

RHSA: 2016:1905