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AUSCERT External Security Bulletin Redistribution
Important: chromium-browser security update
18 December 2015
AusCERT Security Bulletin Summary
Publisher: Red Hat
Operating System: Red Hat Enterprise Linux WS/Desktop 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server 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
CVE Names: CVE-2015-6792
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Red Hat Security Advisory
Synopsis: Important: chromium-browser security update
Advisory ID: RHSA-2015:2665-01
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux Supplementary
Advisory URL: https://rhn.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2015-2665.html
Issue date: 2015-12-17
CVE Names: CVE-2015-6792
Updated chromium-browser packages that fix two 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
Chromium is an open-source web browser, powered by WebKit (Blink).
Two 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
All Chromium users should upgrade to these updated packages, which
contain Chromium version 47.0.2526.106, which corrects these issues.
After installing the update, Chromium must be restarted for the changes
to take effect.
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:
5. Bugs fixed (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/):
1291989 - CVE-2015-6792 chromium-browser: Fixes from internal audits and fuzzing
6. Package List:
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Desktop Supplementary (v. 6):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server Supplementary (v. 6):
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation Supplementary (v. 6):
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The Red Hat security contact is <firstname.lastname@example.org>. More contact
details at https://access.redhat.com/security/team/contact/
Copyright 2015 Red Hat, Inc.
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