Debian Security Advisory DSA 2307-1 (chromium-browser)

Published: 2011-09-21 03:47:11
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

CVSS Base Vector:
AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:P/I:P/A:P

Technical Details:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the Chromium browser. The Common Vulnerabilities and Exposures project identifies the following problems: CVE-2011-2818 Use-after-free vulnerability in Google Chrome allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via vectors related to display box rendering. CVE-2011-2800 Google Chrome before allows remote attackers to obtain potentially sensitive information about client-side redirect targets via a crafted web site. CVE-2011-2359 Google Chrome does not properly track line boxes during rendering, which allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors that lead to a stale pointer. Several unauthorised SSL certificates have been found in the wild issued for the DigiNotar Certificate Authority, obtained through a security compromise with said company. This update blacklists SSL certificates issued by DigiNotar-controlled intermediate CAs used by the Dutch PKIoverheid program. For the stable distribution (squeeze), this problem has been fixed in version 6.0.472.63~r59945-5+squeeze6. For the testing distribution (wheezy), this problem has been fixed in version 13.0.782.220~r99552-1. For the unstable distribution (sid), this problem has been fixed in version 13.0.782.220~r99552-1.

Recommendations:
We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
The remote host is missing an update to chromium-browser announced via advisory DSA 2307-1.

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology) NVD (National Vulnerability Database)

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2359
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2800
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2011-2818

References:

https://secure1.securityspace.com/smysecure/catid.html?in=DSA%202307-1

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5
Published
2011-09-21
Modified
2019-03-18
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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