Debian Security Advisory DSA 2695-1 (chromium-browser - several issues)

Published: 2013-05-28 22:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Affected Versions:
chromium-browser on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For the oldstable distribution (squeeze), the security support window for Chromium has ended. Users of Chromium on oldstable are very highly encouraged to upgrade to the current stable Debian release (wheezy). Chromium security support for wheezy will last until the next stable release (jessie), which is expected to happen sometime in 2015. For the stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 27.0.1453.93-1~deb7u1. For the testing distribution (jessie), these problems will be fixed soon. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 27.0.1453.93-1. We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the Chromium web browser. Multiple use-after-free, out-of-bounds read, memory safety, and cross-site scripting issues were discovered and corrected. CVE-2013-2837 Use-after-free vulnerability in the SVG implementation allows remote attackers to cause a denial of service or possibly have unspecified other impact via unknown vectors. Description truncated. Please see the references for more information.

Detection Method:
This check tests the installed software version using the apt Linux Distribution Package manager.

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-2013-2842
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-2848
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-2847
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-2841
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-2844
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-2840
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-2845
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-2839
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-2849
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-2838
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-2843
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-2837
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2013-2846

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2013/dsa-2695.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5
Published
2013-05-28
Modified
2019-03-18
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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