Debian Security Advisory DSA 3456-1 (chromium-browser - security update)

Published: 2016-01-26 23:00:00
CVE Author: NIST National Vulnerability Database

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

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 48.0.2564.82-1~deb8u1. For the testing distribution (stretch), these problems will be fixed soon. For the unstable distribution (sid), these problems have been fixed in version 48.0.2564.82-1. We recommend that you upgrade your chromium-browser Linux Distribution Packages.

Summary:
Several vulnerabilities were discovered in the chromium web browser. CVE-2015-6792 An issue was found in the handling of MIDI files. CVE-2016-1612 cloudfuzzer discovered a logic error related to receiver compatibility in the v8 javascript library. CVE-2016-1613 A use-after-free issue was discovered in the pdfium library. CVE-2016-1614 Christoph Diehl discovered an information leak in Webkit/Blink. CVE-2016-1615 Ron Masas discovered a way to spoof URLs. CVE-2016-1616 Luan Herrera discovered a way to spoof URLs. CVE-2016-1617 jenuis discovered a way to discover whether an HSTS web site had been visited. CVE-2016-1618 Aaron Toponce discovered the use of weak random number generator. CVE-2016-1619 Keve Nagy discovered an out-of-bounds-read issue in the pdfium library. CVE-2016-1620 The chrome 48 development team found and fixed various issues during internal auditing. Also multiple issues were fixed in the v8 javascript library, version 4.7.271.17.

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-2015-6792
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1612
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1613
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1614
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1615
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1616
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1617
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1618
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1619
https://nvd.nist.gov/vuln/detail/CVE-2016-1620

References:

http://www.debian.org/security/2016/dsa-3456.html

Severity
High
CVSS Score
10.0
Published
2016-01-26
Modified
2019-03-18
Category
Debian Local Security Checks

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