Debian Security Advisory DSA 3267-1 (chromium-browser - security update)

Published: 2015-05-21 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 43.0.2357.65-1~deb8u1. For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems will be fixed soon. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 43.0.2357.65-1. We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2015-1251 SkyLined discovered a use-after-free issue in speech recognition. CVE-2015-1252 An out-of-bounds write issue was discovered that could be used to escape from the sandbox. CVE-2015-1253 A cross-origin bypass issue was discovered in the DOM parser. CVE-2015-1254 A cross-origin bypass issue was discovered in the DOM editing feature. CVE-2015-1255 Khalil Zhani discovered a use-after-free issue in WebAudio. CVE-2015-1256 Atte Kettunen discovered a use-after-free issue in the SVG implementation. CVE-2015-1257 miaubiz discovered an overflow issue in the SVG implementation. CVE-2015-1258 cloudfuzzer discovered an invalid size parameter used in the libvpx library. CVE-2015-1259 Atte Kettunen discovered an uninitialized memory issue in the pdfium library. CVE-2015-1260 Khalil Zhani discovered multiple use-after-free issues in chromium's interface to the WebRTC library. CVE-2015-1261 Juho Nurminen discovered a URL bar spoofing issue. CVE-2015-1262 miaubiz discovered the use of an uninitialized class member in font handling. CVE-2015-1263 Mike Ruddy discovered that downloading the spellcheck dictionary was not done over HTTPS. CVE-2015-1264 K0r3Ph1L discovered a cross-site scripting issue that could be triggered by bookmarking a site. CVE-2015-1265 The chrome 43 development team found and fixed various issues during internal auditing. Also multiple issues were fixed in the libv8 library, version 4.3.61.21.

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-2015-1251
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1252
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1253
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1254
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1255
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1256
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1257
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1258
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1259
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1260
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1261
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1262
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1263
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1264
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2015-1265

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2015/dsa-3267.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
7.5
Published
2015-05-21
Modified
2019-03-18
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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