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Centos Linux: CVE-2018-6140: Important: chromium-browser security update (CESA-2018:1815)

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Centos Linux: CVE-2018-6140: Important: chromium-browser security update (CESA-2018:1815)

Severity
9
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C)
Published
01/09/2019
Created
08/29/2019
Added
08/28/2019
Modified
03/03/2021

Description

Allowing the chrome.debugger API to attach to Web UI pages in DevTools in Google Chrome prior to 67.0.3396.62 allowed an attacker who convinced a user to install a malicious extension to execute arbitrary code via a crafted Chrome Extension.

Solution(s)

  • centos-upgrade-chromium-browser
  • centos-upgrade-chromium-browser-debuginfo

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