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Red Hat Security Advisory 2016-0525-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2016-0525-01
Posted Mar 30, 2016
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2016-0525-01 - Chromium is an open-source web browser, powered by WebKit. This update upgrades Chromium to version 49.0.2623.108. Security Fix: Several 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.

tags | advisory, web, arbitrary
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2016-1646, CVE-2016-1647, CVE-2016-1648, CVE-2016-1649, CVE-2016-1650
SHA-256 | b84a0441abaa6f5e18f265c0a0116a1adc3ce9d569acd59f07223f68664cd525

Red Hat Security Advisory 2016-0525-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: chromium-browser security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2016:0525-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2016-0525.html
Issue date: 2016-03-30
CVE Names: CVE-2016-1646 CVE-2016-1647 CVE-2016-1648
CVE-2016-1649 CVE-2016-1650
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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 49.0.2623.108.

Security Fix(es):

Several 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-2016-1646, CVE-2016-1647, CVE-2016-1648, CVE-2016-1649,
CVE-2016-1650)

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

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

1321811 - CVE-2016-1646 chromium-browser: out-of-bounds read in V8
1321812 - CVE-2016-1647 chromium-browser: use-after-free in Navigation
1321814 - CVE-2016-1648 chromium-browser: use-after-free in Extensions
1321815 - CVE-2016-1649 chromium-browser: buffer overflow in libANGLE
1321816 - CVE-2016-1650 chromium-browser: various fixes from internal audits

6. Package List:

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

i386:
chromium-browser-49.0.2623.108-1.el6.i686.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-49.0.2623.108-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
chromium-browser-49.0.2623.108-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-49.0.2623.108-1.el6.x86_64.rpm

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

i386:
chromium-browser-49.0.2623.108-1.el6.i686.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-49.0.2623.108-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
chromium-browser-49.0.2623.108-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-49.0.2623.108-1.el6.x86_64.rpm

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

i386:
chromium-browser-49.0.2623.108-1.el6.i686.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-49.0.2623.108-1.el6.i686.rpm

x86_64:
chromium-browser-49.0.2623.108-1.el6.x86_64.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-49.0.2623.108-1.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-2016-1646
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1647
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1648
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1649
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2016-1650
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
http://googlechromereleases.blogspot.com/2016/03/stable-channel-update_24.html

8. Contact:

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

Copyright 2016 Red Hat, Inc.
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