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Red Hat Security Advisory 2018-1321-01

Red Hat Security Advisory 2018-1321-01
Posted May 4, 2018
Authored by Red Hat | Site access.redhat.com

Red Hat Security Advisory 2018-1321-01 - Chromium is an open-source web browser, powered by WebKit. This update upgrades Chromium to version 66.0.3359.139. Issues addressed include a use-after-free vulnerability.

tags | advisory, web
systems | linux, redhat
advisories | CVE-2018-6118
MD5 | 77498a5e5b6eaa876df51bb4f7a723e7

Red Hat Security Advisory 2018-1321-01

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Red Hat Security Advisory

Synopsis: Critical: chromium-browser security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2018:1321-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL: https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2018:1321
Issue date: 2018-05-03
CVE Names: CVE-2018-6118
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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 Critical. 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 66.0.3359.139.

Security Fix(es):

* chromium-browser: Use after free in Media Cache (CVE-2018-6118)

For more details about the security issue(s), including the impact, a CVSS
score, and other related information, refer to the CVE page(s) listed in
the References section.

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/):

1573856 - CVE-2018-6118 chromium-browser: Use after free in Media Cache

6. Package List:

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

i386:
chromium-browser-66.0.3359.139-1.el6_9.i686.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-66.0.3359.139-1.el6_9.i686.rpm

x86_64:
chromium-browser-66.0.3359.139-1.el6_9.x86_64.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-66.0.3359.139-1.el6_9.x86_64.rpm

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

i386:
chromium-browser-66.0.3359.139-1.el6_9.i686.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-66.0.3359.139-1.el6_9.i686.rpm

x86_64:
chromium-browser-66.0.3359.139-1.el6_9.x86_64.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-66.0.3359.139-1.el6_9.x86_64.rpm

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

i386:
chromium-browser-66.0.3359.139-1.el6_9.i686.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-66.0.3359.139-1.el6_9.i686.rpm

x86_64:
chromium-browser-66.0.3359.139-1.el6_9.x86_64.rpm
chromium-browser-debuginfo-66.0.3359.139-1.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-2018-6118
https://access.redhat.com/security/updates/classification/#critical

8. Contact:

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

Copyright 2018 Red Hat, Inc.
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