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RHSA-2016:0241: chromium-browser security update

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RHSA-2016:0241: chromium-browser security update

Severity
7
CVSS
(AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P)
Published
02/13/2016
Created
07/25/2018
Added
02/17/2016
Modified
03/21/2018

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, executearbitrary code, or disclose sensitive information when visited by thevictim. (CVE-2016-1622, CVE-2016-1623, CVE-2016-1624, CVE-2016-1625,CVE-2016-1626, CVE-2016-1627)All Chromium users should upgrade to these updated packages, whichcontain Chromium version 48.0.2564.109, which corrects these issues.After installing the update, Chromium must be restarted for the changesto take effect.

Solution(s)

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

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