Bug 1904512 (CVE-2020-16039)

Summary: CVE-2020-16039 chromium-browser: Use after free in extensions
Product: [Other] Security Response Reporter: Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz <gsuckevi>
Component: vulnerabilityAssignee: Red Hat Product Security <security-response-team>
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Version: unspecifiedCC: spotrh, tpopela, yaneti
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Bug Depends On: 1904517, 1904518    
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Description Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-12-04 16:31:33 UTC
An use after free flaw was found in the extensions component of the Chromium browser.

Upstream bug(s):

https://code.google.com/p/chromium/issues/detail?id=1149177

External References:

https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2020/12/stable-channel-update-for-desktop.html

Comment 1 Guilherme de Almeida Suckevicz 2020-12-04 16:32:47 UTC
Created chromium tracking bugs for this issue:

Affects: epel-all [bug 1904518]
Affects: fedora-all [bug 1904517]

Comment 2 Product Security DevOps Team 2020-12-04 23:03:17 UTC
This CVE Bugzilla entry is for community support informational purposes only as it does not affect a package in a commercially supported Red Hat product. Refer to the dependent bugs for status of those individual community products.