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Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-2792-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-2792-01
Posted Sep 25, 2017
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-2792-01 - Chromium is an open-source web browser, powered by WebKit. This update upgrades Chromium to version 61.0.3163.100. Security Fix: 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.

tags | advisory, web, arbitrary
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2017-5121, CVE-2017-5122
MD5 | af9a395b5c81640f5171a1af26e95dbf

Red Hat Security Advisory 2017-2792-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Important: chromium-browser security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2017:2792-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:2792
Issue date: 2017-09-25
CVE Names: CVE-2017-5121 CVE-2017-5122
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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 61.0.3163.100.

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-2017-5121, CVE-2017-5122)

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/):

1494391 - CVE-2017-5121 chromium-browser: out-of-bounds access in v8
1494392 - CVE-2017-5122 chromium-browser: out-of-bounds access in v8

6. Package List:

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

i386:
chromium-browser-61.0.3163.100-1.el6_9.i686.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-61.0.3163.100-1.el6_9.i686.rpm

x86_64:
chromium-browser-61.0.3163.100-1.el6_9.x86_64.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-61.0.3163.100-1.el6_9.x86_64.rpm

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

i386:
chromium-browser-61.0.3163.100-1.el6_9.i686.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-61.0.3163.100-1.el6_9.i686.rpm

x86_64:
chromium-browser-61.0.3163.100-1.el6_9.x86_64.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-61.0.3163.100-1.el6_9.x86_64.rpm

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

i386:
chromium-browser-61.0.3163.100-1.el6_9.i686.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-61.0.3163.100-1.el6_9.i686.rpm

x86_64:
chromium-browser-61.0.3163.100-1.el6_9.x86_64.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-61.0.3163.100-1.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-2017-5121
https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/CVE-2017-5122
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#important
https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2017/09/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_21.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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