21 June 2016
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-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA256 =========================================================================== AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution ESB-2016.1560 Important: chromium-browser security update 21 June 2016 =========================================================================== AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary --------------------------------- Product: chromium-browser Publisher: Red Hat Operating System: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 6 Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS/Desktop 6 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-2016-1704 Reference: ASB-2016.0067 Original Bulletin: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1262 - --------------------------BEGIN INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- - -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 ===================================================================== Red Hat Security Advisory Synopsis: Important: chromium-browser security update Advisory ID: RHSA-2016:1262-01 Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016:1262 Issue date: 2016-06-20 CVE Names: CVE-2016-1704 ===================================================================== 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 51.0.2704.103. 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-2016-1704) 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/): 1347675 - CVE-2016-1704 chromium-browser: various fixes from internal audits 6. Package List: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6): i386: chromium-browser-51.0.2704.103-1.el6.i686.rpm chromium-browser-debuginfo-51.0.2704.103-1.el6.i686.rpm x86_64: chromium-browser-51.0.2704.103-1.el6.x86_64.rpm chromium-browser-debuginfo-51.0.2704.103-1.el6.x86_64.rpm Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6): i386: chromium-browser-51.0.2704.103-1.el6.i686.rpm chromium-browser-debuginfo-51.0.2704.103-1.el6.i686.rpm x86_64: chromium-browser-51.0.2704.103-1.el6.x86_64.rpm chromium-browser-debuginfo-51.0.2704.103-1.el6.x86_64.rpm Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6): i386: chromium-browser-51.0.2704.103-1.el6.i686.rpm chromium-browser-debuginfo-51.0.2704.103-1.el6.i686.rpm x86_64: chromium-browser-51.0.2704.103-1.el6.x86_64.rpm chromium-browser-debuginfo-51.0.2704.103-1.el6.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-2016-1704 https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important https://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/06/stable-channel-update_16.html 8. Contact: The Red Hat security contact is <firstname.lastname@example.org>. More contact details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/ Copyright 2016 Red Hat, Inc. - -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1 iD8DBQFXaEWbXlSAg2UNWIIRAsVGAKCZ+vTN9bV9Kd1y0w0DTgUAm+xi4wCggzru BOnVL6Xgm9A/cD5Q0azvXdc= =hPaR - -----END PGP SIGNATURE----- - --------------------------END INCLUDED TEXT-------------------- You have received this e-mail bulletin as a result of your organisation's registration with AusCERT. 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