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Red Hat Security Advisory 2015-1023-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2015-1023-01
Posted May 26, 2015
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2015-1023-01 - Chromium is an open-source web browser, powered by WebKit. Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web page containing malicious content could cause Chromium to crash or, potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running Chromium. All Chromium users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain Chromium version 43.0.2357.65, which corrects these issues. After installing the update, Chromium must be restarted for the changes to take effect.

tags | advisory, web, arbitrary
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2015-1251, CVE-2015-1252, CVE-2015-1253, CVE-2015-1254, CVE-2015-1255, CVE-2015-1256, CVE-2015-1257, CVE-2015-1258, CVE-2015-1259, CVE-2015-1260, CVE-2015-1261, CVE-2015-1262, CVE-2015-1263, CVE-2015-1264, CVE-2015-1265
SHA-256 | 6eb794a5c0ab83b003193d853a129ca03eecc87bb5e448424373010f34554ed3

Red Hat Security Advisory 2015-1023-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: chromium-browser security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2015:1023-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-1023.html
Issue date: 2015-05-25
CVE Names: CVE-2015-1251 CVE-2015-1252 CVE-2015-1253
CVE-2015-1254 CVE-2015-1255 CVE-2015-1256
CVE-2015-1257 CVE-2015-1258 CVE-2015-1259
CVE-2015-1260 CVE-2015-1261 CVE-2015-1262
CVE-2015-1263 CVE-2015-1264 CVE-2015-1265
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1. Summary:

Updated chromium-browser packages that fix multiple security issues are now
available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary.

Red Hat Product Security has rated this update as having Important security
impact. Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) base scores, which give
detailed severity ratings, are available for each vulnerability from the
CVE links 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).

Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A web
page containing malicious content could cause Chromium to crash or,
potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user running
Chromium. (CVE-2015-1251, CVE-2015-1252, CVE-2015-1253, CVE-2015-1254,
CVE-2015-1255, CVE-2015-1256, CVE-2015-1257, CVE-2015-1258, CVE-2015-1259,
CVE-2015-1260, CVE-2015-1261, CVE-2015-1262, CVE-2015-1263, CVE-2015-1264,
CVE-2015-1265)

All Chromium users should upgrade to these updated packages, which contain
Chromium version 43.0.2357.65, which corrects these issues. After
installing the update, Chromium must be restarted for the changes to take
effect.

4. Solution:

Before applying this update, make sure all previously released errata
relevant to your system have been applied.

For details on how to apply this update, refer to:

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

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

1223258 - CVE-2015-1251 chromium-browser: Use-after-free in Speech.
1223259 - CVE-2015-1252 chromium-browser: Sandbox escape in Chrome.
1223260 - CVE-2015-1253 chromium-browser: Cross-origin bypass in DOM.
1223261 - CVE-2015-1254 chromium-browser: Cross-origin bypass in Editing.
1223262 - CVE-2015-1255 chromium-browser: Use-after-free in WebAudio.
1223263 - CVE-2015-1256 chromium-browser: Use-after-free in SVG.
1223264 - CVE-2015-1257 chromium-browser: Container-overflow in SVG.
1223266 - CVE-2015-1258 chromium-browser: Negative-size parameter in Libvpx.
1223267 - CVE-2015-1259 chromium-browser: Uninitialized value in PDFium.
1223268 - CVE-2015-1260 chromium-browser: Use-after-free in WebRTC.
1223269 - CVE-2015-1261 chromium-browser: URL bar spoofing in unspecified component
1223270 - CVE-2015-1262 chromium-browser: Uninitialized value in Blink.
1223271 - CVE-2015-1263 chromium-browser: insecure download of spellcheck dictionary in unspecified component
1223272 - CVE-2015-1264 chromium-browser: Cross-site scripting in bookmarks.
1223273 - CVE-2015-1265 chromium-browser: Various fixes from internal audits, fuzzing and other initiatives.

6. Package List:

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

i386:
chromium-browser-43.0.2357.65-1.el6_6.i686.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-43.0.2357.65-1.el6_6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
chromium-browser-43.0.2357.65-1.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-43.0.2357.65-1.el6_6.x86_64.rpm

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

i386:
chromium-browser-43.0.2357.65-1.el6_6.i686.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-43.0.2357.65-1.el6_6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
chromium-browser-43.0.2357.65-1.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-43.0.2357.65-1.el6_6.x86_64.rpm

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

i386:
chromium-browser-43.0.2357.65-1.el6_6.i686.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-43.0.2357.65-1.el6_6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
chromium-browser-43.0.2357.65-1.el6_6.x86_64.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-43.0.2357.65-1.el6_6.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-2015-1251
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1252
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1253
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1254
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1255
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1256
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1257
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1258
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1259
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1260
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1261
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1262
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1263
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1264
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2015-1265
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
https://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2015/05/stable-channel-update_19.html

8. Contact:

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

Copyright 2015 Red Hat, Inc.
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