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

Information

Severity

Severity

Critical

Family

Family

Debian Local Security Checks

CVSSv2 Base

CVSSv2 Base

10.0

CVSSv2 Vector

CVSSv2 Vector

AV:N/AC:L/Au:N/C:C/I:C/A:C

Solution Type

Solution Type

Vendor Patch

Created

Created

6 years ago

Modified

Modified

8 months ago

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.

Affected Software

Affected Software

chromium-browser on Debian Linux

Detection Method

Detection Method

This check tests the installed software version using the apt package manager.

Solution

Solution

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 packages.