[ASA-202005-2] chromium: arbitrary code execution

2020-05-06T00:00:00
ID ASA-202005-2
Type archlinux
Reporter ArchLinux
Modified 2020-05-06T00:00:00

Description

Arch Linux Security Advisory ASA-202005-2

Severity: High Date : 2020-05-06 CVE-ID : CVE-2020-6464 CVE-2020-6831 Package : chromium Type : arbitrary code execution Remote : Yes Link : https://security.archlinux.org/AVG-1149

Summary

The package chromium before version 81.0.4044.138-1 is vulnerable to arbitrary code execution.

Resolution

Upgrade to 81.0.4044.138-1.

pacman -Syu "chromium>=81.0.4044.138-1"

The problems have been fixed upstream in version 81.0.4044.138.

Workaround

None.

Description

  • CVE-2020-6464 (arbitrary code execution)

A type confusion issue has been found in the Blink component of the chromium browser before 81.0.4044.138.

  • CVE-2020-6831 (arbitrary code execution)

A buffer overflow could occur when parsing and validating SCTP chunks in WebRTC, in Firefox before 76.0 and chromium before 81.0.4044.138. This could have led to memory corruption and a potentially exploitable crash.

Impact

A remote attacker can execute arbitrary code on the affected host.

References

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2020/05/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html https://crbug.com/1071059 https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=1632241 https://crbug.com/1073602 https://www.mozilla.org/en-US/security/advisories/mfsa2020-16/#CVE-2020-6831 https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2020-6464 https://security.archlinux.org/CVE-2020-6831