RHEL 6 : chromium-browser (RHSA-2016:2007)

High Nessus Plugin ID 93891


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


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 53.0.2785.143.

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-2016-5177, CVE-2016-5178)


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

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Plugin Details

Severity: High

ID: 93891

File Name: redhat-RHSA-2016-2007.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.7 $

Type: local

Agent: unix

Published: 2016/10/06

Modified: 2018/01/25

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: High


Base Score: 7.5

Temporal Score: 5.5

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

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


Base Score: 9.8

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:H/I:H/A:H

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: 2016/10/05

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-5177, CVE-2016-5178

OSVDB: 144925, 144926, 144927

RHSA: 2016:2007