ESB-2017.3233 - [Linux][RedHat] chromium-browser: Execute arbitrary code/commands - Remote with user interaction 2017-12-19

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                               ESB-2017.3233
                     chromium-browser security update
                             19 December 2017

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        AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
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Product:           chromium-browser
Publisher:         Red Hat
Operating System:  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
                   Linux variants
Impact/Access:     Execute Arbitrary Code/Commands -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Denial of Service               -- Remote with User Interaction
                   Access Confidential Data        -- Remote with User Interaction
Resolution:        Patch/Upgrade
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-15429  

Original Bulletin: 
   https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3479

Comment: This advisory references vulnerabilities in products which run on 
         platforms other than Red Hat. It is recommended that administrators
         running chromium-browser check for an updated version of the 
         software for their operating system.

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                   Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis:          Important: chromium-browser security update
Advisory ID:       RHSA-2017:3479-01
Product:           Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL:      https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3479
Issue date:        2017-12-18
CVE Names:         CVE-2017-15429 
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1. Summary:

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.

2. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6) - i386, x86_64

3. Description:

Chromium is an open-source web browser, powered by WebKit (Blink).

This update upgrades Chromium to version 63.0.3239.108.

Security Fix(es):

* A flaw was 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-2017-15429)

4. Solution:

For details on how to apply this update, which includes the changes
described in this advisory, refer to:

https://access.redhat.com/articles/11258

After installing the update, Chromium must be restarted for the changes to
take effect.

5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):

1526405 - CVE-2017-15429 chromium-browser: uxss in v8

6. Package List:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
chromium-browser-63.0.3239.108-1.el6_9.i686.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-63.0.3239.108-1.el6_9.i686.rpm

x86_64:
chromium-browser-63.0.3239.108-1.el6_9.x86_64.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-63.0.3239.108-1.el6_9.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
chromium-browser-63.0.3239.108-1.el6_9.i686.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-63.0.3239.108-1.el6_9.i686.rpm

x86_64:
chromium-browser-63.0.3239.108-1.el6_9.x86_64.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-63.0.3239.108-1.el6_9.x86_64.rpm

Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6):

i386:
chromium-browser-63.0.3239.108-1.el6_9.i686.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-63.0.3239.108-1.el6_9.i686.rpm

x86_64:
chromium-browser-63.0.3239.108-1.el6_9.x86_64.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-63.0.3239.108-1.el6_9.x86_64.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat for security.  Our key and
details on how to verify the signature are available from
https://access.redhat.com/security/team/key/

7. References:

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-15429
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2017/12/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_14.html

8. Contact:

The Red Hat security contact is <secalert@redhat.com>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/

Copyright 2017 Red Hat, Inc.
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