Debian Security Advisory DSA 2959-1 (chromium-browser - security update)

Published: 2014-06-13 22:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database (NVD)

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 stable distribution (wheezy), these problems have been fixed in version 35.0.1916.153-1~deb7u1. For the testing (jessie) and unstable (sid) distribution, these problems have been fixed in version 35.0.1916.153-1. We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
Several vulnerabilities have been discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2014-3154 Collin Payne discovered a use-after-free issue in the filesystem API. CVE-2014-3155 James March, Daniel Sommermann, and Alan Frindell discovered several out-of-bounds read issues in the SPDY protocol implementation. CVE-2014-3156 Atte Kettunen discovered a buffer overflow issue in bitmap handling in the clipboard implementation. CVE-2014-3157 A heap-based buffer overflow issue was discovered in chromium's ffmpeg media filter. In addition, this version corrects a regression in the previous update. Support for older i386 processors had been dropped. This functionality is now restored.

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-2014-3154
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-3155
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-3156
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2014-3157

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2014/dsa-2959.html

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Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5

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