Red Hat update for Google Chrome

Published: 2017-12-19 14:28:48 | Updated: 2017-12-19 14:36:47
Severity Low
Patch available YES
Number of vulnerabilities 1
CVSSv2 3.2 (AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:P/A:N/E:U/RL:OF/RC:C)
CVSSv3 5.2 [CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:L/PR:N/UI:R/S:C/C:L/I:L/A:N/E:U/RL:O/RC:C]
CVE ID CVE-2017-15429
CWE ID CWE-79
Exploitation vector Network
Public exploit Not available
Vulnerable software Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation
Vulnerable software versions Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux Workstation v. 6
Vendor URL Red Hat Inc.
Advisory type Public

Security Advisory

1) Universal cross-site scripting

Description

The disclosed vulnerability allows a remote attacker to perform cross-site scripting (XSS) attacks.

The vulnerability exists in V8 due to insufficient sanitization of user-supplied data. A remote attacker can trick the victim to follow a specially crafted link and execute arbitrary HTML and script code in user's browser in context of vulnerable website.

Successful exploitation of this vulnerability may allow a remote attacker to steal potentially sensitive information, change appearance of the web page, perform phishing and drive-by-download attacks.

Remediation

Install update from vedor's website.

External links

https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2017:3479

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