Bug 1828859 (CVE-2020-6462)

Summary: CVE-2020-6462 chromium-browser: Use after free in task scheduling
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: msiddiqu
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Version: unspecifiedCC: erack, sparks, tcallawa, tpopela, yaneti
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Fixed In Version: chromium-browser 81.0.4044.129 Doc Type: If docs needed, set a value
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A flaw was found in the Chromium browser. The task scheduling component was found to have a use-after-free memory flaw. The highest threat from this vulnerability is to data confidentiality and integrity as well as system availability.
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Bug Depends On: 1828862, 1828863, 1828864    
Bug Blocks: 1828869    

Description msiddiqu 2020-04-28 13:38:26 UTC
An use after free flaw was found in the task scheduling component of the Chromium browser.

Upstream bug(s):

https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=1064891

External References:

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2020/04/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_27.html

Comment 1 msiddiqu 2020-04-28 13:40:14 UTC
Created chromium tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1828864]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1828863]

Comment 3 errata-xmlrpc 2020-04-30 09:53:35 UTC
This issue has been addressed in the following products:

  Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6 Supplementary

Via RHSA-2020:1981 https://access.redhat.com/errata/RHSA-2020:1981

Comment 4 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-04-30 10:31:50 UTC
This bug is now closed. Further updates for individual products will be reflected on the CVE page(s):

https://access.redhat.com/security/cve/cve-2020-6462