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RHSA-2015:0816: chromium-browser security update

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RHSA-2015:0816: chromium-browser security update

Severity
8
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
04/19/2015
Created
07/25/2018
Added
09/07/2015
Modified
07/04/2017

Description

Chromium is an open-source web browser, powered by WebKit (Blink).Several flaws were found in the processing of malformed web content. A webpage containing malicious content could cause Chromium to crash or,potentially, execute arbitrary code with the privileges of the user runningChromium.(CVE-2015-1235, CVE-2015-1236, CVE-2015-1237, CVE-2015-1238,CVE-2015-1240, CVE-2015-1241, CVE-2015-1242, CVE-2015-1244, CVE-2015-1245,CVE-2015-1246, CVE-2015-1247, CVE-2015-1248, CVE-2015-1249)All Chromium users should upgrade to these updated packages, which containChromium version 42.0.2311.90, which corrects these issues. Afterinstalling the update, Chromium must be restarted for the changes to takeeffect.

Solution(s)

  • redhat-upgrade-chromium-browser
  • redhat-upgrade-chromium-browser-debuginfo

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