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Bug 1552475 (CVE-2018-6059) - CVE-2018-6059 chromium-browser: use-after-free in flash
Summary: CVE-2018-6059 chromium-browser: use-after-free in flash
Alias: CVE-2018-6059
Product: Security Response
Classification: Other
Component: vulnerability
Version: unspecified
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Red Hat Product Security
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Reported: 2018-03-07 08:27 UTC by Andrej Nemec
Modified: 2021-02-17 00:42 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: chromium-browser 65.0.3325.146
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Last Closed: 2018-03-14 11:53:37 UTC

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Description Andrej Nemec 2018-03-07 08:27:39 UTC
An use after free flaw was found in the Flash component of the Chromium browser.

Upstream bug(s):

External References:

Comment 1 Andrej Nemec 2018-03-07 08:51:52 UTC
Created chromium tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: fedora-all [bug 1552502]
Affects: epel-7 [bug 1552504]

Comment 5 Tomas Hoger 2018-03-14 11:53:37 UTC
The Google blog post referenced in comment 0 was updated and no longer mentions this CVE.  It now lists different CVE for this issue instead:

[$5000][758863] High CVE-2017-11225: Use after free in Flash. Reported by JieZeng of Tencent Zhanlu Lab on 2017-08-25

The CVE-2017-11225 is for Adobe Flash Player and it was previously covered by Adobe Security Bulletin APSB17-33, released on Nov14, 2017:

Note that the chromium-browser packages as shipped in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary do not bundle Adobe Flash Player and can not be affected by any Flash issues.

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