Debian Security Advisory DSA 3238-1 (chromium-browser - security update)

Published: 2015-04-25 22:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

Solution Type:
Vendor Patch

Detection Type:
Linux Distribution Package

Affected Versions:
chromium-browser on Debian Linux

Recommendations:
For the stable distribution (jessie), these problems have been fixed in version 42.0.2311.90-1~deb8u1. For the testing (stretch) and unstable (sid) distributions, these problems have been fixed in version 42.0.2311.90-1. We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2015-1235 A Same Origin Policy bypass issue was discovered in the HTML parser. CVE-2015-1236 Amitay Dobo discovered a Same Origin Policy bypass in the Web Audio API. CVE-2015-1237 Khalil Zhani discovered a use-after-free issue in IPC. CVE-2015-1238cloudfuzzer discovered an out-of-bounds write in the skia library. CVE-2015-1240w3bd3vil discovered an out-of-bounds read in the WebGL implementation. CVE-2015-1241 Phillip Moon and Matt Weston discovered a way to trigger local user interface actions remotely via a crafted website. CVE-2015-1242 A type confusion issue was discovered in the v8 javascript library. CVE-2015-1244 Mike Ruddy discovered a way to bypass the HTTP Strict Transport Security policy. CVE-2015-1245 Khalil Zhani discovered a use-after-free issue in the pdfium library. CVE-2015-1246 Atte Kettunen discovered an out-of-bounds read issue in webkit/blink. CVE-2015-1247Jann Horn discovered that file: URLs in OpenSearch documents were not sanitized, which could allow local files to be read remotely when using the OpenSearch feature from a crafted website. CVE-2015-1248 Vittorio Gambaletta discovered a way to bypass the SafeBrowsing feature, which could allow the remote execution of a downloaded executable file. CVE-2015-1249 The chrome 41 development team found various issues from internal fuzzing, audits, and other studies. CVE-2015-3333 Multiple issues were discovered and fixed in v8 4.2.7.14. CVE-2015-3334 It was discovered that remote websites could capture video data from attached web cameras without permission. CVE-2015-3336 It was discovered that remote websites could cause user interface disruptions like window fullscreening and mouse pointer locking.

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

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

https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1235
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1236
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1237
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1238
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1240
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1241
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1242
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1244
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1245
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1246
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1247
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1248
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1249
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-3333
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-3334
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-3336

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3238.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5
Published
2015-04-25
Modified
2019-03-18
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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