Threat Encyclopedia

RHSA-2016:0638: chromium-browser security update (Important)

Description

The vulnerabilities in the following products could cause the system to become vulnerable to malicious security attack: chromium-browser

Analysis

Chromium is an open-source web browser, powered by WebKit (Blink). This update upgrades Chromium to version 50.0.2661.75. Security Fix(es): Several 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 victim. (CVE-2016-1652, CVE-2016-1653, CVE-2016-1651, CVE-2016-1654, CVE-2016-1655, CVE-2016-1656, CVE-2016-1657, CVE-2016-1658, CVE-2016-1659)

Affected Products

chromium-browser